- Any chemical oxidation or reduction reaction, which must, in toto, comprise both oxidation and reduction; the basis for calling all oxidative enzymes (formerly oxidases) oxidoreductases. Often shortened to “redox.”
* * *oxidation-reduction n a chemical reaction in which one or more electrons are transferred from one atom or molecule to another called also oxidoreduction, redox
* * *ox·i·da·tion-re·duc·tion (ok″sĭ-daґshən re-dukґshən) the chemical reaction whereby electrons are removed (oxidation) from atoms of the substance being oxidized and transferred to atoms being reduced (reduction). Called also redox.
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oxidation-reduction — [äks΄ə dā′shənrē duk′shən] n. a chemical reaction in which one of the reactants is reduced (gains one or more electrons) and another reactant is oxidized (loses one or more electrons) … English World dictionary
oxidation-reduction — noun a reversible chemical reaction in which one reaction is an oxidation and the reverse is a reduction • Syn: ↑oxidoreduction, ↑redox • Hypernyms: ↑chemical reaction, ↑reaction * * * noun : a chemical reaction in which one or more electrons are … Useful english dictionary
oxidation-reduction — /ok si day sheuhn ri duk sheuhn/, Chem. n. 1. a chemical reaction between two substances in which one substance is oxidized and the other reduced. adj. 2. of or pertaining to such a reaction. Also called redox. [1905 10] * * * or redox Any… … Universalium
oxidation-reduction — noun Date: 1909 a chemical reaction in which one or more electrons are transferred from one atom or molecule to another … New Collegiate Dictionary
oxidation-reduction — oxida′tion reduc tion n. chem. a chemical reaction between two substances in which one substance is oxidized and the other reduced Also called redox Etymology: 1905–10 … From formal English to slang
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oxidation-reduction reaction — ox|i|da|tion re|duc|tion «OK suh DAY shuhn rih DUHK shuhn», noun, or oxidation reduction reaction, a chemical reaction involving the transfer of electrons from one atom or ion to another atom or ion by the processes of oxidation and reduction;… … Useful english dictionary
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