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antioxidant Explained

antioxidant at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['æntı'ɔksədənt]

antioxidant at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] a substance in some foods that cleans the body and protects it from cancer//

antioxidant at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Any of various compounds added to certain foods, natural and synthetic rubbers, gasolines, and other products to retard autoxidation (combination with oxygen in the air at room temperature) and its effects. Aromatic compounds such as aromatic amines, phenols, and aminophenols delay loss of elasticity in rubber and gummy deposits in gasoline. Preservatives such as tocopherol (vitamin E), propyl gallate, butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), and butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) prevent rancidity in fats, oils, and fatty foods. In the body, antioxidants such as vitamins C and E and selenium may reduce oxidation caused by free radicals.

antioxidant at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

antioxidant
n : substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions
promoted by oxygen or peroxides

antioxidant at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • Any substance that acts to slow or prevent the oxidation of another chemical.
    1. In nutrition, one of a group of vitamins that act against the effects of free radicals.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » substance that slows oxidation

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|антиокислител|m|tr=ántiokislítel
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|抗氧化劑|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|抗氧化剂|tr=kàngyǎnghuàjì|sc=Hani
  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|antioxidant|c
  • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|antioksüdant

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|antioksidantti, Inter: t- » fi|hapettumisenestoaine
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|antiossidante|m
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|przeciwutleniacz, Inter: t+ » pl|antyoksydant
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|antioxidante|m
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|antioxidant|c
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|antioksidan


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » vitamin that acts against free radicals
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|антиокислител|m|tr=ántiokislítel
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|抗氧化劑|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|抗氧化剂|tr=kàngyǎnghuàjì|sc=Hani
    • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|antioksüdant


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|antioksidantti
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|antiossidante|m
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|antioxidante|m
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|antioksidan

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|antioxydant|m
    • Korean: 노화방지제


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Antonyms

    * oxidant

    Adjective

    Inter: en-adj » -
  • Acting or having agents that act against oxidation.

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » acting against oxidation
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|抗氧化劑|alt=抗氧化劑的|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|抗氧化剂|alt=抗氧化剂的|tr=kàngyǎnghuàjì de|sc=Hani
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|antioksidanttinen


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|antioxydant
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|antiossidante
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|antioxidante

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: ar » antioxidant
    Translation: et » antioxidant
    Translation: fr » antioxidant
    Translation: id » antioxidant
    Translation: kn » antioxidant
    Translation: hu » antioxidant
    Translation: nl » antioxidant
    Translation: pl » antioxidant
    Category: simple:antioxidant -
    Translation: fi » antioxidant
    Translation: sv » antioxidant
    Translation: ta » antioxidant
    Translation: tr » antioxidant
    Translation: zh » antioxidant