peroxide

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v peroxide bleach with peroxide "She must peroxide her hair-it looks unnaturally blond"
    • n peroxide a viscous liquid with strong oxidizing properties; a powerful bleaching agent; also used (in aqueous solutions) as a mild disinfectant and (in strong concentrations) as an oxidant in rocket fuels
    • n peroxide an inorganic compound containing the divalent ion -O-O-
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Peroxide (Chem) An oxide containing more oxygen than some other oxide of the same element. Formerly peroxides were regarded as the highest oxides. Cf. Per-, 2.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Peroxide per-ox′īd an oxide having a larger proportion of oxygen than any other oxide of the same series
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Usage

In literature:

This coat of silver receives a fine polish from peroxide of iron and buff.
"American Handbook of the Daguerrotype" by Samuel D. Humphrey
And I don't use peroxide.
"The Window-Gazer" by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
And so I guess you didn't see the peroxide you speak of.
"Angel Island" by Inez Haynes Gillmore
This latter reaction is very distinct, especially in the case of the peroxide.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 810, July 11, 1891" by Various
The peroxides come of that class.
"The Cab of the Sleeping Horse" by John Reed Scott
Peroxide of iron is seldom as abundant as in the ash above given, and the same is true of soda.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
We can make it a brilliant peroxide golden; we could, if pushed to an extreme, make it purple or green.
"The Profits of Religion, Fifth Edition" by Upton Sinclair
No carbolic, no peroxide, or anything like that, I suppose?
"Burned Bridges" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
The surgeon stood over him ready to spray the wound with peroxide.
"Leaves from a Field Note-Book" by J. H. Morgan
There lay Jane Bottomly asleep, her black hair drying over the hammock's edge, gilded to a peroxide lustre by the rays of the rising sun.
"Police!!!" by Robert W. Chambers
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In poetry:

In labour-saving homes, with care
Their wives frizz out peroxide hair
And dry it in synthetic air
And paint their nails.
"Slough" by Sir John Betjeman

In news:

Protective factors against oxygen free radicals and hydrogen peroxide in rheumatoid arthritis synovial fluids.
Clorox 's Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaners Win ISSA Award.
SCCP Reviews Hydrogen Peroxide .
Study shows efficacy of improved hydrogen peroxide .
Hydrogen peroxide has many uses.
Clorox Professional Products Company Introduces New Line of Activated Hydrogen Peroxide Disinfecting Cleaners.
EkO Peroxide will increase prices on hydrogen peroxide in North America, by $0.035 per pound on bulk shipments and by $0.045 per pound on semi-bulk shipments, with immediate effect or as contracts permit.
Hydrogen peroxide is a non-toxic cleaner and can be used for many areas of your home.
Hydrogen Peroxide- Inactivation Makes for More Effective Viral Vaccines, Scientists Claim.
MENOMONEE FALLS- TODAY'S TMJ4 is reporting that four people were injured after a 10 gallon drum of organic peroxide ruptured at the Bradley Corporation on Main Street near Highway 41.
Starting the New Year using peroxide .
Steris Offers Amsco V-PROTM 1 Low Temperature, Peroxide Gas Sterilizer.
A bit of Baking Soda and 3 caps of Peroxide.
Fired up Afro-Punk, riot grrrl, and every punk worth their peroxide.
And be on the look out for products that include peroxide, an agent that works wonders when it comes to whitening .
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In science:

Measurement and Modeling of Optical, Physical, and Photochemical Processes in the Open-Ocean Mixed Layer: Peroxide and Dissolved Organic Matter.
A selection of papers with some relevance to the investigation of the Sun-Climate link: Papers on Data, Methods and Commentary
Schulze-Makuch (2007), A Possible Biogenic Origin for Hydrogen Peroxide on Mars: The Viking Results Reinterpreted.
Analysis of evidence of Mars life
Muralikrishna A. R. and Hatcher J. F. (2006) Phospholipase A2, reactive oxygen species, and lipid peroxidation in cerebral ischemia.
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
Moncada, BN 80933, a dual inhibitor of neuronal nitric oxide synthase and lipid peroxidation: a promising neuroprotective strategy, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96 (1999) 10824-10829. J.A. Clemens, Cerebral ischemia: gene activation, neuronal injury, and the protective role of antioxidants, Free Radic. Biol.
Wide therapeutic time window for nimesulide neuroprotection in a model of transient focal cerebral ischemia in the rat
Hydrogen peroxide was used as reference standard (R=0.996).
Time course of oxidative damage in different brain regions following transient cerebral ischemia in gerbils
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