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Synonyms for oxidize

enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide

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The team thinks the PMO-1 and PMO-3 samples were slower to oxidize because of the lower average temperature and humidity in the free troposphere compared to the boundary layer.
Sulfur oxidizing bacteria (Acidithio bacillus) oxidize S which results in P release from RP due to bacterially produced sulfuric acid during S oxidation phenomenon (Chi et al.
"Based on the Geneva agreement, we should dilute half of the 209-kg stockpile of our 20% enriched uranium and oxidize the other half.
This pool of energetic molecules is now available to diffuse away and oxidize any susceptible molecule it encounters.
The CerOx system uses a patented electrochemical cell (called the T-cell) to oxidize a cerium metal ion, which in turn oxidizes organic compounds.
If run hot, and in contact with air, the fluid can severely oxidize. Valves should be mounted stem sideward so that leakage from the stem or from bonnet gasketing is less likely to enter insulation.
Cigarette smoke contains large quantities of free radicals, many of which are known to oxidize LDL.
The product is used to oxidize carbon fiber precursors and oxidize polyacrylonitrile fibers for the production of flame-retardant fabric, reducing the oxidation time from more than 90 minutes to less than 30 minutes while greatly reducing the energy needed to oxidize the fibers.
In 1993, bacteria were discovered which do not need oxygen but can oxidize Fe(II) by using energy from light (anoxygenic phototrophic iron-oxidizing bacteria).
Because of the broad expression of LOX-1 on several cells [3, 5] and the ability of macrophages, neutrophil, and other immune cells to oxidize LDL [7, 8], there are several possible ways by which oxLDL can influence the inflammatory process.
This will cause any brand of oil to oxidize and form acids that eventually produce carbon as they circulate through the heater.
Cigarette smoke contains highly reactive free radicals--unstable molecules that destructively oxidize other molecules, including DNA.
The tiny sheltered coves within seafloor rocks contain just enough oxygen from seawater for the iron microbes to respire, but not an overwhelming amount that would oxidize all the iron--without microbial intervention--before the microbes could use it.
Petroleum products--which have become cheaper to produce and sell than vegetable oils, and which oxidize less readily--have dominated the market ever since.
Macrophages in turn further oxidize MM-LDL to oxidized LDL.