HyperDic: antioxidant

English > 1 sense of the word antioxidant:
NOUNsubstanceantioxidantsubstance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides
antioxidant > pronunciation
Soundsae.ntiyaa'ksahdahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > antioxidant: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningSubstance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides.
Narrowerbeta-naphtholAn isomer of naphthol used in rubber as an antioxidant
carotenoidAny of a class of highly unsaturated yellow to red pigments occurring in plants and animals
glutathione peroxidaseAn enzyme in the body that is a powerful scavenger of free radicals
rust inhibitorantioxidant that inhibits the formation of rust
selenium, Se, atomic number 34A toxic nonmetallic element related to sulfur and tellurium
vitamin C, C, ascorbic acidA vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables
vitamin E, tocopherol, EA fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction
BroaderinhibitorA substance that retards or stops an activity
Spanishantioxidante
Catalanantioxidant

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