• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Oxidator A contrivance for causing a current of air to impinge on the flame of the Argand lamp; -- called also oxygenator.
    • Oxidator An oxidizer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Johnson & Johnson created the Band-Aid in 1899 because Robert Wood Johnson attended a lecture concerning the prevention of infection in wounds during surgical operations. The company created the zinc oxide adhesive bandage for surgeons, and launched the consumer version, Band-Aids, in 1921.
    • n oxidator A contrivance for throwing a stream of oxygen into the flame of a lamp. Also oxygenator.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Joseph Priestly is credited with discovering oxygen, ammonia, carbon monoxide, hydrogen chloride, sulphur dioxide, and nitrous oxide. He was also the first to isolate chlorine.
    • Oxidator a contrivance for drawing a current of air to the flame of a lamp
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In literature:

And there are also scandium oxide molecules making unfamiliar faces at us.
"The Sky Trap" by Frank Belknap Long
There were still traces of ozone and various oxides of nitrogen in the air when the fire prevention flyers arrived.
"Anything You Can Do ..." by Gordon Randall Garrett
The first of these is the "bleach," or oxidizing mixture of bromide and ferricyanide.
"Bromide Printing and Enlarging" by John A. Tennant
The principle involved is the oxidation of the impurities in the iron by blowing air through the molten metal.
"Adaptation" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Oxide of iron in rocks and soils, 87, 107.
"Elements of Agricultural Chemistry" by Thomas Anderson
Grease can be put on the pipe in between the pieces of paper and will keep the lead from oxidizing.
"Elements of Plumbing" by Samuel Dibble
In the animal body the food is the fuel; with a proper supply of oxygen we obtain the heat given out during its oxidation or combustion.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
This outcrop is oxidized, and being free, is easily amalgamated with mercury.
"An African Adventure" by Isaac F. Marcosson
He uses a nickel, iron oxide and steel combination in a solution of potash.
"Boy Scouts in the North Sea" by G. Harvey Ralphson
Boric-acid wash (15 grains to the ounce) and oxide-of-zinc ointment, applied in the same manner as the above.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon

In poetry:

The unearthed monad, long in buried rocks hid,
Shall tell the secret whence our being came;
The chemist show us death is life's black oxide,
Left when the breath no longer fans its flame.
"The Coming Era" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

This chart shows the total cost breakdown of centerless grinding of 10,000,000 fasteners using conventional aluminum oxide wheels.
Fatty Acid Oxidation Reagent.
The first 442 kilograms of plutonium oxide made from nuclear warheads have been accepted for future use the government's mixed oxide fuel facility at Savannah River Site.
But the more we learned, the more we realized that the sunlight shining on the snow typically will cause much of the oxidized mercury to becom...
Finisher 's Profile: Cleveland Black Oxide.
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. Bacharach Inc donated one of its fully equipped Nitrous Oxide Monitor analyzers to Mercy Ships.
You can't say it was invented because it was always around, so you'd have to give the guy credit for discovering it – nitrous oxide.
ENrG Inc recently announced that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Corning Inc that enables ENrG to produce thin ceramic membranes with unique properties for solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs).
Lipid Oxidation and Quality Division created the award to stimulate additional interest in the submission of quality student poster presentations at the AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo.
Lipid Oxidation and Quality Division.
For professionals in lipid oxidation with a major focus in food applications.
Studies of synthetically derived HDL have shown that an abundant protein in HDL, apolipoprotein A-I, plays a key role in HDL's cardioprotective anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative properties.
Study shows availability of hydrogen controls chemical structure of graphene oxide.
Zirconium oxide or zirconia is used in high-end, high-value, low-volume applications.
Pred Materials, in cooperation with suppliers in China and South Korea, is offering a high-quality and reliably produced line of zirconium oxides and other zirconium -based chemicals.

In science:

The trapped charge causes a voltage threshold shift (charge-up of gate oxide), leakage current increases within NMOS devices (charge-up of the oxide surrounding the device) and between NMOS devices (charge-up of the oxide separating devices).
Single Event Effects in the Pixel readout chip for BTeV
Moreover, even in deep-submicron technology, the field oxide is relatively thick.
Single Event Effects in the Pixel readout chip for BTeV
In reference studies of the dependence of SEGR on gate oxide thickness show that the phenomenon is likely not to be a concern in deep-submicron technology.
Single Event Effects in the Pixel readout chip for BTeV
The Critical Field (Ec ) to rupture, for a given Linear Energy Transfer (LET), increases for decreasing gate oxide thickness.
Single Event Effects in the Pixel readout chip for BTeV
In general, oxides are known to be far from perfect crystals.
Anomaly in Spin Excitation Spectrum of Double-Exchange Systems with Randomness