peroxidize [puh-rok-si-dahyz] ExamplesWord Origin verb (used with or without object), per·ox·i·dized, per·ox·i·diz·ing. Chemistry.

  1. to convert into a peroxide, especially of the highest oxidation potential.

Also especially British, per·ox·i·dise. Origin of peroxidize First recorded in 1820–30; peroxide + -ize 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.

    A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.

    Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer

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