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Definition of "oxidizable" [ox•i•di•za•ble]

  • Capable of being oxidized. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "oxidizable" in a sentence
  • "The simulation of N2O emissions requires consideration of the combined N and C cycles, because the substrates of denitrification include electron acceptors (NO3) as well as oxidizable C substrates."
  • "Chlorine reacts immediately with all the oxidizable substances which may be present in the water (organic matter and certain mineral substances as well as pathogens and other organisms)."
  • "Also significant was the presence of more “easily oxidizable” polyunsaturated fat (7.5 to 8.7 grams a day) than in the Western diets (10 to 30 grams)."
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