reoxidize

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re- +‎ oxidize

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reoxidize (third-person singular simple present reoxidizes, present participle reoxidizing, simple past and past participle reoxidized)

  1. (chemistry) To oxidize again, or to become oxidized again, after a period of reduction
    • 2001, Vince Pitelka, Clay: A Studio Handbook[1], →ISBN, page 130:
      Anywhere the glaze is thin, the iron oxide molecules are exposed to this atmosphere and will reoxidize to red ferric iron oxide.

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