Antioxidant meaning

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A chemical compound or substance that inhibits oxidation.
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Antioxidant is defined as any substance that prevents or repairs the process of oxidation.

An example of something that is described as antioxidant are pomegranates.

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A substance that inhibits oxidation, especially one, such as vitamin E, vitamin C, or beta carotene, that protects cells from the sometimes damaging effects of oxidation.
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Any substance that acts to slow or prevent the oxidation of another chemical.
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An antioxidant keeps a substance from degrading or decaying by inhibiting the chemical reaction called oxidation, the reaction of substances to exposure to oxygen molecules.

An example of an antioxidant is wax used on a car to prevent rust.

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The definition of an antioxidant is something that prevents or repairs damage that has been done to the body by oxidation.

An example of an antioxidant is Vitamin A.

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A substance, such as vitamin E, vitamin C, or beta carotene, thought to protect body cells from the damaging effects of oxidation.
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A substance that slows down the oxidation of hydrocarbons, oils, fats, etc. and thus helps to check deterioration: antioxidants are added to many products, esp. foods and soaps.
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Serving to check oxidation.
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A chemical compound or substance that inhibits oxidation. Certain vitamins, such as vitamin E, are antioxidants and may protect body cells from damage caused by the oxidative effects of free radicals.
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In nutrition, one of a group of vitamins that act against the effects of free radicals.
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Acting or having agents that act against oxidation.
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