Oxidized vs Oxidizes - What's the difference?

oxidized | oxidizes |


As verbs the difference between oxidized and oxidizes

is that oxidized is (oxidize) while oxidizes is (oxidize).

As an adjective oxidized

is that has reacted with oxygen, or been modified by oxidation.

oxidized

English

Verb

(head)
  • (oxidize)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That has reacted with oxygen, or been modified by oxidation
  • oxidizes

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (oxidize)

  • oxidize

    English

    Alternative forms

    * oxidise (UK )

    Verb

  • (chemistry) To combine with oxygen or otherwise make an oxide.
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  • (chemistry) To increase the valence (or the positive charge) of an element by removing electrons.
  • To coat something with an oxide.
  • To become oxidized.
  • See also

    * corrode * rust