Definitions for "Oxidant"
Reactive chemical compound with oxygen atoms that cause oxidation.
an air pollutant containing oxygen that can react chemically with other substances. Ozone, and nitrogen compounds are examples of oxidants
a substance that causes another substance to combine with oxygen----------------------- Home Site Map About Us Disclaimer Contact
An oxidizing agent.
Also known as the oxidising agent. This species steals electrons from the reducing agent. In this process, it itself is reduced (gains electrons). The oxidant is found within the cathodic compartment of a galvanic cell. Contrast with: Reductant
A gas which supports combustion.
A material that supports combustion.