Translation of oxidize in Spanish:

oxidize

oxidar, v.

Pronunciation: /ˈɒksɪdʌɪz//ˈɑksəˌdaɪz/

transitive verb

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    oxidar
    • Many metals are readily oxidized by oxygen in the atmosphere.
    • Blackened lead white can be treated by oxidizing but oxygen will tarnish any silver.
    • When the iron oxidizes with any trace oxygen in the atmosphere, it turns red.
    • The coke is oxidized to carbon dioxide, which changes to carbon monoxide at high temperatures.
    • These unsaturated hydrocarbons are readily oxidised and polymerised, which can reduce the oil's shelf life.

intransitive verb

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    oxidarse