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Meaning of “peroxide” in the English Dictionary

"peroxide" in British English

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peroxidenoun [C or U]

uk   /pəˈrɒk.saɪd/  us   /pəˈrɑːk-/
a ​liquidchemical used to make ​hair very ​pale in ​colour or to ​killbacteria: Peroxide is a ​bleach and an ​antiseptic. Peroxides are ​found in ​householddetergents. She has ​dyed her ​brownhair peroxide blonde.
(Definition of peroxide from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"peroxide" in American English

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peroxidenoun [U]

 us   /pəˈrɑkˌsɑɪd/
hydrogen peroxide
(Definition of peroxide from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “peroxide”
in Chinese (Simplified) 过氧化氢,双氧水…
in Chinese (Traditional) 過氧化氫,雙氧水…
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