Translation of oxidation in Spanish:

oxidation

oxidación, n.

Pronunciation /ˌɑksəˈdeɪʃ(ə)n//ɒksɪˈdeɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1

    oxidación feminine
    • On ageing, textiles are usually damaged by oxidation or acid-catalysed hydrolysis.
    • Elemental bromine is made by oxidation, removal of electrons from bromide ions in brine.
    • The drop in pH is probably mainly due to oxidation of upward diffusing sulphide.
    • In the case of ethanol, oxidation can occur under the action of certain species of bacteria.
    • The silver metal gives up some of its electrons and forms silver sulfide in a process called oxidation.