peroxidize [puh-rok-si-dahyz] ExamplesWord Origin verb (used with or without object), per·ox·i·dized, per·ox·i·diz·ing. Chemistry.
- to convert into a , especially of the highest oxidation potential.
Also especially British, per·ox·i·dise. Origin of peroxidize First recorded in 1820–30;+ Examples from the Web for peroxidize Historical Examples of peroxidize
The filtrate is boiled, to get rid of the excess of gas, and treated with nitric acid, to peroxidize the iron present.
Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer