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ox•i•da•tion-re•duc•tion



Pronunciation: (ok"si-dā'shun-ri-duk'shun), [key] Chem.

n.
a chemical reaction between two substances in which one substance is oxidized and the other reduced.

adj.
of or pertaining to such a reaction. Also called redox.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

oxidation potentialoxidation state
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