Synonyms for oxidation-reduction |

Synonyms and antonyms for oxidation-reduction

1. oxidation (n.)

the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction


3. oxidation-reduction (n.)

a reversible chemical reaction in which one reaction is an oxidation and the reverse is a reduction


4. reduction (n.)

any process in which electrons are added to an atom or ion (as by removing oxygen or adding hydrogen); always occurs accompanied by oxidation of the reducing agent


5. reduction (n.)

the act of reducing complexity


6. oxidation-reduction indicator (n.)

an indicator that shows a reversible color change between oxidized and reduced forms