Oxidation in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Oxidation

The combination of a substance with oxygen. | (chemistry) A reaction in which the atoms of an element lose electrons and the oxidation state of the element increases.

Short Example Sentence for Oxidation

  • 1. Just how these assist in the oxidation is not known. 🔊
  • 2. By the partial oxidation of carbon. 🔊
  • 3. Is oxidation always accompanied by reduction? 🔊
  • 4. For instance, the oxidation of manganese, of arsenic, etc. 🔊
  • 5. The heat generated by this oxidation is the source of the heat of the body. 🔊

How to use Oxidation in Sentence?

  • 1. The subject of oxidation has been mentioned in the opening paragraphs of this chapter. 🔊
  • 2. This is indisputable evidence of the explosive oxidation of the gases after they left the crater. 🔊
  • 3. One in the country must have a fad or die of dejection and oxidation of the faculties. 🔊
  • 4. The fibrin and albumen appear to undergo a higher oxidation and are more readily dissolved. 🔊
  • 5. Those metals which are volatile in the reduction flame, appear as oxides in the oxidation flame. 🔊
  • 6. Of course, this method is not applicable to oils or fats liable to oxidation on heating. 🔊
  • 7. The addition of water aids the oxidation of the several substances, and facilitates the process. 🔊
  • 8. The freshly cut, bright surface instantly becomes dim through oxidation by the air. 🔊
  • 9. In fact, it is no longer "rubber," but an oxidation product containing much resinous matter. 🔊
  • 10. With increased bulk of muscle and increased quantity of food we have increased oxidation in the tissues. 🔊
  • 11. These mixtures were made in such proportions that the mutual oxidation or de-oxidation should be theoretically complete. 🔊
  • 12. If the oxidation takes place slowly, the heat is generated so slowly that it is difficult to detect it. 🔊
  • 13. By putting on a tight coating of the black oxide we can prevent or hinder the oxidation from going on into the pulverulent stage. 🔊
  • 14. The exposure of the ore to this action is continued sufficiently long to ensure the more or less complete oxidation of the ore particles. 🔊
  • 15. It is capable of inducing oxidation in foods, something as water induces oxidation in a bit of iron. 🔊
  • 16. The oxidation is probably due to an enzyme, and also to the presence of chemical substances of a phenolic nature. 🔊
  • 17. This oxide is of a pale yellow color while hot, and is quite brilliant when the flame of oxidation is directed upon it. 🔊
  • 18. Expose this bead to the oxidation flame until it ceases to change, then allow it to cool, when it should be exposed to the reduction flame. 🔊
  • 19. The oxidation flame requires a steady current of air, for the purpose of keeping the blue cone constantly of the same length. 🔊
  • 20. By this process we frequently effect the oxidation of a substance, and thus we prove the presence or the absence of a certain class of substances. 🔊
  • 21. I take some water and drop it upon the steel, in due course the process of oxidation takes place and the brightness is gone. 🔊
  • 22. Every reduction and oxidation experiment, if the results are to be known by the color of the fluxes, should be effected upon platinum wire. 🔊
  • 23. Geraniol by oxidation goes into the aldehyde, citral, which occurs in lemons, oranges and verbena flowers. 🔊
  • 24. And, after a while, oxidation would weaken the can to the point where some lucky rat could gnaw through the rusty spot and find himself a meal. 🔊
  • 25. The natural amount of moisture in them is reduced, the air enters, oxidation takes place and the flavor becomes rancid. 🔊
  • 26. Oxygen is absolutely needed to carry on the functions of life; for these, like those of the engine, are based upon the oxidation of the fuel. 🔊
  • 27. This process may take place rapidly, as in the burning of phosphorus, or slowly, as in the oxidation (or rusting) of iron when exposed to the air. 🔊
  • 28. A slight oxidation will adhere to the surface, but an acid deposit from the atmosphere will penetrate the coating in points and deteriorate the metal. 🔊
  • 29. The flame of oxidation will again convert this oxide into the acid, and this conversion is a good test of the progress of the student in the use of the blowpipe. 🔊
  • 30. This does not take into account any observed differences in shade of colour attributable to natural oxidation which might vary in intensity from day to day. 🔊
  • 31. The amount of heat liberated by the oxidation of a definite weight of any given substance is always the same, being entirely independent of the rapidity of the process. 🔊
  • 32. This slag results from the union of oxides of iron with the sand adhering to the pigs, and the silica resulting from the oxidation of the silicon contained in the iron. 🔊
  • 33. To prevent the oxidation of the rubber in actual practice, the freshly prepared crepe is soaked in a solution of sodium bisulphite before hanging to dry. 🔊
  • 34. These different states of oxidation frequently present characteristic marks of identity sufficient to enable us to draw conclusions in relation to the substance under examination. 🔊
  • 35. A chemical oxidation of food lies at the basis of all vital activity, and it is thus through the action of chemical forces that the vital powers are furnished with their energy. 🔊