Metathesis vs Redox - What's the difference?

metathesis | redox |


As nouns the difference between metathesis and redox

is that metathesis is (prosody) the transposition of letters, syllables or sounds within a word, such as in ask as /æks/ while redox is redox.

metathesis

Noun

(metatheses)
  • (prosody) the transposition of letters, syllables or sounds within a word, such as in ask as /æks/
  • (inorganic chemistry) the double decomposition of inorganic salts
  • (organic chemistry) the breaking and reforming of double bonds in olefins in which substituent groups are swapped
  • See also

    * spoonerism

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    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

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