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Oxydizement
Oxydizing
oxyether light
oxygas light
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oxygen deficit
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Oxygenated
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Oxygenate definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

OX'YGENATE, v.t. To unite or cause to combine with oxygen, without the evolution of heat or light; to acidify by oxygen.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen; "oxygenate blood" [syn: oxygenate, oxygenize, oxygenise, aerate]

Merriam Webster's

I. transitive verb (-ated; -ating) Date: 1788 to impregnate, combine, or supply (as blood) with oxygen oxygenation noun II. noun Date: 1975 an oxygen-containing substance (as ethanol) used especially in gasoline to promote more complete combustion

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. 1 supply, treat, or mix with oxygen; oxidize. 2 charge (blood) with oxygen by respiration. Derivatives: oxygenation n. Etymology: F oxygéner (as OXYGEN)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Oxygenate Ox"y*gen*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Oxygenated; p. pr. & vb. n. Oxygenating.] [Cf. F. oxyg['e]ner.] (Chem.) To unite, or cause to combine, with oxygen; to treat with oxygen; to oxidize; as, oxygenated water (hydrogen dioxide).

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(oxygenates, oxygenating, oxygenated) To oxygenate something means to mix or dissolve oxygen into it. Previous attempts at filtering and oxygenating aquarium water had failed. ...freshly oxygenated blood. VERB: V n, V-ed

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. a. Oxygenize, unite or impregnate with oxygen.

Moby Thesaurus

aerate, aerify, air, air out, air-condition, air-cool, airify, atomize, carbonate, chlorinate, cross-ventilate, distill, emit, etherify, etherize, evaporate, exhale, fan, fluidize, fractionate, freshen, fume, fumigate, gasify, give off, hydrogenate, oxygenize, perfume, reek, refresh, send out, smoke, spray, steam, sublimate, sublime, vaporize, ventilate, volatilize, wind, winnow



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