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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Oxidation-reduction.

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  • n. a reversible process in which one reaction is an oxidation and the reverse is a reduction

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

Etymologies

red(uction) + ox(idation).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
REDuction + OXidation (Wiktionary)

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