Synonyms

1. oxidation-reduction

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

Synonyms

  • redox
  • reaction
  • oxidoreduction

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Words that Rhyme with Oxidation Reduction

  • reintroduction
  • reconstruction
  • deconstruction
  • overproduction
  • reproduction
  • introduction
  • construction
  • obstruction
  • instruction
  • destruction
  • conduction
  • seduction
  • production
  • induction
  • deduction
  • abduction
  • suction

2. oxidation-reduction_indicator

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

3. reduction

noun. ['rɪˈdʌkʃən'] the act of decreasing or reducing something.

Synonyms

  • deduction
  • devitalization
  • shortening
  • step-down
  • de-escalation
  • moderation
  • reverse stock split
  • depreciation
  • split down
  • amortization
  • minimization
  • mitigation
  • minimisation
  • weakening
  • extenuation
  • price reduction
  • reverse split
  • declassification
  • tax credit
  • change of magnitude
  • discount
  • decrease
  • devitalisation
  • devaluation
  • amortisation
  • rollback
  • contraction
  • alleviation
  • cut
  • shelter
  • relief
  • shrinking
  • easing
  • easement
  • tax shelter
  • diminution
  • deflation
  • subtraction
  • lowering
  • palliation
  • depletion

Antonyms

  • appreciation
  • classification
  • inflation
  • expansion
  • addition
  • increase
  • maximization

Etymology

  • reduccion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reducion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. oxidation

noun. ['ˌɑːksəˈdeɪʃən'] the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction.

Synonyms

  • chemical reaction
  • rusting
  • combustion
  • nitrification
  • reaction
  • burning
  • oxidization
  • calcination
  • rust

Antonyms

  • achromatic

5. reduction

noun. ['rɪˈdʌkʃən'] 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.

Synonyms

  • chemical reaction
  • reaction

Antonyms

  • nonpayment
  • rise
  • concentration

Etymology

  • reduccion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reducion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. reduction

noun. ['rɪˈdʌkʃən'] the act of reducing complexity.

Synonyms

  • simplification
  • schematization
  • change

Antonyms

  • moderate
  • immoderate
  • unrestraint
  • intemperance

Etymology

  • reduccion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reducion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word oxidation-reduction


1. Noun Phrase
Muriatic acid may be used to clean copper because of its strong molecular structure and relative resistance to oxidation reduction.

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