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peroxide

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Noun, Verb (transitive)
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per=ox=ide

CIDE DICTIONARY

peroxiden. 
     An oxide containing more oxygen than some other oxide of the same element. Formerly peroxides were regarded as the highest oxides. Cf. Per-, 2.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

peroxide, n. & v.
--n. Chem.
1 a = hydrogen peroxide. b (often attrib.) a solution of hydrogen peroxide used to bleach the hair or as an antiseptic.
2 a compound of oxygen with another element containing the greatest possible proportion of oxygen.
3 any salt or ester of hydrogen peroxide.
--v.tr. bleach (the hair) with peroxide.

Etymology
PER- + OXIDE

THESAURUS

peroxide

achromatize, blanch, bleach, bleaching powder, chlorine, decolor, decolorize, dim, discolor, drain, drain of color, dull, etiolate, fade, fume, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen peroxide, lime, nitrogen tetroxide, oxalic acid, pale, sodium hypochlorite, sour, sulfur dioxide, sulfuric acid, tarnish, tone down, wash out, white sour, whiten

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