Oxidizer



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Contemporary Examples

And the solid rocket propellant would not blow up in one explosion since it cannot do that without an oxidizer.
Clues From SpaceShipTwo’s Wreckage: Did the Crew Compartment Fail? Clive Irving November 1, 2014

Historical Examples

Immediately above the oxidizer a reservoir containing milk of lime is placed.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

Fires hydrazine and oxidizer, ordinary jet-rocket principle.
Shipwreck in the Sky Eando Binder

The injection of air into the oxidizer, which constitutes the blowing operation, varies from two to four hours.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

Also, dilute pyrogallol will luminesce with a dilute solution of oxidizer but not with a concentrated solution of oxidizer.
The Nature of Animal Light E. Newton Harvey

noun
an oxidant, esp a substance that combines with the fuel in a rocket engine
n.

1875, agent noun from oxidize.

oxidizer ox·i·diz·er (ŏk’sĭ-dī’zər)
n.
A substance that oxidizes another substance; an oxidizing agent. Also called oxidant.

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