Definition of oxidizer in English:


(British oxidiser)

Pronunciation /ˈäksəˌdīzər/ /ˈɑksəˌdaɪzər/


See oxidize

‘This engine, like other hybrids, uses nitrous oxide as liquid oxidizer, but uses paraffin rather than rubber as the engine's solid fuel.’
  • ‘Potassium permanganate is an oxidizer and therefore a fire hazard.’
  • ‘Because it is an oxidizer, benzoyl peroxide may bleach clothing or other linens.’
  • ‘The primary oxidizers in the surgical environment are oxygen and nitrous oxide.’
  • ‘Human activities that increase air concentrations of oxidizers, such as ozone, can thus boost the concentration of aerosols over forests, the researchers note.’