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 Sentences 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 Sentences?

  • 1. The subject of oxidation has been mentioned in the opening paragraphs of this chapter. 🔊
  • 2. One in the country must have a fad or die of dejection and oxidation of the faculties. 🔊
  • 3. This is indisputable evidence of the explosive oxidation of the gases after they left the crater. 🔊
  • 4. The fibrin and albumen appear to undergo a higher oxidation and are more readily dissolved. 🔊
  • 5. Of course, this method is not applicable to oils or fats liable to oxidation on heating. 🔊
  • 6. Those metals which are volatile in the reduction flame, appear as oxides in the oxidation flame. 🔊
  • 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. These mixtures were made in such proportions that the mutual oxidation or de-oxidation should be theoretically complete. 🔊
  • 11. With increased bulk of muscle and increased quantity of food we have increased oxidation in the tissues. 🔊
  • 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. 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. 🔊
  • 20. The oxidation flame requires a steady current of air, for the purpose of keeping the blue cone constantly of the same length. 🔊
  • 21. Geraniol by oxidation goes into the aldehyde, citral, which occurs in lemons, oranges and verbena flowers. 🔊
  • 22. I take some water and drop it upon the steel, in due course the process of oxidation takes place and the brightness is gone. 🔊
  • 23. Every reduction and oxidation experiment, if the results are to be known by the color of the fluxes, should be effected upon platinum wire. 🔊
  • 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. 🔊

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