Definition of oxygenize in English:


(also oxygenise)


  • rare term for oxygenate
    • ‘I noiselessly fumigate one of them; I noiselessly oxygenize the other, by means of simple apparatus fixed outside in the corner here.’
    • ‘He was pointing at the shaker (used for bacterial cultures etc. to keep the fluid oxygenized) and asking me if I knew how it worked.’
    • ‘For those who have never taken a yoga class, it's a simple exercise in visualization: try to picture the breath oxygenizing the muscle being touched.’
    • ‘It had to be oxygenized as well, or his creations all would have suffocated.’