peroxide meaning

  • A peroxide is a compound containing an oxygen–oxygen single bond or the peroxide anion, O2-
  • 2. The O−O group is called the peroxide group or peroxo group. In contrast to oxide ions, the oxygen atoms in the peroxide ion have an oxidation state of −1.
  • The simplest stable peroxide is hydrogen peroxide. Superoxides, dioxygenyls, ozones and ozonides are considered separately. Peroxide compounds can be roughly classified into organic and inorganic.
  • Peroxides have a bleaching effect on organic substances and therefore are added to some detergents and hair colorants.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Morphemes
      • Prefixes
        • Words by prefix
          • Words prefixed with per-
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Transitive verbs
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        Meaning of peroxide for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "peroxide" is a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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        Definiteness: Level 2
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