- 1. hydrogen peroxide, peroxide, oxidant, oxidizer, oxidiser, oxidizing agent
- usage: 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
- 2. peroxide, oxide
- usage: an inorganic compound containing the divalent ion -O-O-
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- 1. peroxide, bleach
- usage: bleach with peroxide; "She must peroxide her hair-it looks unnaturally blond"
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