Definition of autoxidize in English:

autoxidize

(British autoxidise)

verb

[no object]Chemistry
  • (of a substance) undergo autoxidation.

    ‘commonly used fragrance substances autoxidize on contact with air’

Origin

Early 20th century: from autoxidation.

Pronunciation

autoxidize

/ɔːˈtɒksɪdʌɪz/