Definition of Oxidation:

  1. The process or result of oxidizing or being oxidized.

  2. Chemical reaction in which oxygen is added to, or hydrogen is removed from, a compound. Opposite of reduction.

Synonyms of Oxidation

Discoloration, Oxidation, Rust, Tarnishing, Blackening, Film, Patina, Acetification, Acidification, Acidulation, Alkalization, Biodegradability, Biodegradation, Blazing, Blistering, Branding, Breakup, Burning, Calcination, Carbonation, Carbonization, Catalysis, Cauterization, Cautery, Chemicalization, Cineration, Combustion, Concremation, Corrosion, Corruption, Cracking, Cremation, Cupellation, Decay, Decomposition, Deflagration, Degradability, Degradation, Destructive distillation, Dilapidation, Disintegration, Disorganization, Dissolution, Distillation, Distilling, Electrolysis, Ferment, Fermentation, Flaming, Hydrogenation, Incineration, Isomerism, Metamerism, Metamerization, Mildew, Mold, Nitration, Oxidization, Parching, Phosphatization, Polymerism, Polymerization, Position isomerism, Pyrolysis, Reduction, Refining, Resolution, Rust, Saturization, Scorching, Scorification, Searing, Self-immolation, Singeing, Smelting, Spoilage, Suttee, The stake, Thermogenesis, Vesication, Working

How to use Oxidation in a sentence?

  1. The silver metal gives up some of its electrons and forms silver sulfide in a process called oxidation.

Meaning of Oxidation & Oxidation Definition