hydrogen peroxide definition

  • noun:
    • A colorless, heavy, strongly oxidizing liquid, H2O2, capable of responding explosively with combustibles and used principally in aqueous option as a mild antiseptic, a bleaching representative, an oxidizing broker, and a laboratory reagent.
    • A colourless liquid, H2O2, soluble in liquid, made use of as a mild antiseptic, bleaching representative (especially for bleaching tresses), oxidizing agent and chemical reagent.
    • a viscous fluid with powerful oxidizing properties; a robust bleaching representative; also utilized (in aqueous solutions) as a mild disinfectant and (in strong concentrations) as an oxidant in rocket fuels

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