Redox vs Redex - What's the difference?

redox | redex |


As nouns the difference between redox and redex

is that redox is redox while redex is (mathematics) something to be reduced according to the rules of a formal system.

redox

English

Noun

(wikipedia redox) (-)
  • (chemistry) a reversible process in which one reaction is an oxidation and the reverse is a reduction
  • * {{quote-book, title=The conscientious marine aquarist,
  • books.google.com/books?isbn=1890087025, author=Robert M. Fenner, year=2001, passage=Can you have too much redox ? Definitely.}}
  • * {{quote-book, title=Chemistry: The Study of Matter and Its Changes,
  • books.google.com/books?isbn=0470576421, author=James E. Brady, Fred Senese, year=2009, passage=This will tell us whether redox is occurring, and if so, what is oxidized and reduced.}}

    Derived terms

    * auto-redox

    See also

    * reducing agent * oxidizing agent

    Anagrams

    * *

    redex

    English

    Noun

    (es)
  • (mathematics) Something to be reduced according to the rules of a formal system.
  • See also

    * lambda calculus