peroxide

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Etymology[edit]

From per- +‎ oxide.

Noun[edit]

peroxide (plural peroxides)

  1. (chemistry) a divalent radical or anion containing two oxygen atoms linked by a covalent bond; any substance containing this group which yields hydrogen peroxide when treated with an acid
  2. hydrogen peroxide, especially an aqueous solution

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Verb[edit]

peroxide (third-person singular simple present peroxides, present participle peroxiding, simple past and past participle peroxided)

  1. (transitive) to treat (something) with hydrogen peroxide, especially hair in order to bleach it

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: per‧oxi‧de

Noun[edit]

peroxide n (plural peroxiden or peroxides)

  1. peroxide

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