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noun. ['pɝˈɑːkˌsaɪd'] a viscous liquid with strong oxidizing properties; a powerful bleaching agent; also used (in aqueous solutions) as a mild disinfectant and (in strong concentrations) as an oxidant in rocket fuels.
- hydrogen peroxide
- oxidizing agent
Rhymes with Benzoyl Peroxide
Sentences with benzoyl-peroxide
1. Noun Phrase
Apply benzoyl peroxide once daily for the first week, then twice daily after that.
2. Noun Phrase
Duac contains 5 percent benzoyl peroxide, an amount that you can buy over the counter.
3. Noun Phrase
Apart from moisture, in the presence of heat, benzoyl peroxide can split to form two free radicals:
4. Noun Phrase
There is an additional reaction making benzoyl peroxide useful for other purposes.
noun. ['pɝˈɑːkˌsaɪd'] an inorganic compound containing the divalent ion -O-O-.
- benzoyl peroxide
verb. ['pɝˈɑːkˌsaɪd'] bleach with peroxide.