verb. add oxygen to or combine with oxygen.
verb. enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide.
Sentences with oxidise
1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Bright and shiny when new, they slowly oxidise because of exposure to air, eventually acquiring a dull brown or reddish brown colour.
2. Verb, base form
Because of the acidic nature of both vinegar and lemon juice, it can damage or oxidise the gold plating if not fully removed.
3. Noun, singular or mass
In areas where the iron content in water is high, tiny deposits of iron remain on the surface, oxidise and dry into red-brown or yellow-brown stains.