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[ok-si-duh nt] /ˈɒk sɪ dənt/

a chemical agent that .
a substance that acts or is used as an oxidizing agent Also called (esp in rocketry) oxidizer

1859, from French oxidant (1806), from oxider (see oxidation).

oxidant ox·i·dant (ŏk’sĭ-dənt)
See oxidizer.


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