Definition of oxidator in English:

oxidator

noun

Chemistry
  • A device for directing a stream of oxygen into a reaction vessel or (in early use) the flame of a lamp; an apparatus for oxidizing a substance, especially for purposes of analysis.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Scientific American. From oxidate + -or.

Pronunciation

oxidator

/ˈɒksɪdeɪtə/