• Ox Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The male of bovine quadrupeds, especially the domestic animal when castrated and grown to its full size, or nearly so. The word is also applied, as a general name, to any species of bovine animals, male and female.

• Oxidize Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To combine with oxygen or with more oxygen; to add oxygen to; as, to oxidize nitrous acid so as to form nitric acid.
  2. (v. t.) To combine with oxygen, or subject to the action of oxygen, or of an oxidizing agent.
  3. (v. t.) To subject to the action of oxygen or of an oxidizing agent, so as to bring to a higher grade, as an -ous compound to an -ic compound; as, to oxidize mercurous chloride to mercuric chloride.
  4. (v. t.) To remove hydrogen from (anything), as by the action of oxygen; as, to oxidize alcohol so as to form aldehyde.


• Oxshoe Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A shoe for oxen, consisting of a flat piece of iron nailed to the hoof.