Definition of oxidization in US English:


(British oxidisation)


  • See oxidize

    • ‘We used 3 measures to quantify plasma susceptibility to oxidization.’
    • ‘After slicing up the apricots and nectarines…… I read her next instruction: ‘Squeeze the lemon on the fruit to prevent oxidization.’’
    • ‘I am concerned about oxidization over a long period of time.’
    • ‘Upon oxidization, most of the structures are lost.’
    • ‘Compact discs, coated in a reflecting metal (usually aluminium) and sealed by a protective layer to prevent oxidization, are read by a precisely focused laser.’