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redox

(rē`dŏks): see oxidation and reductionoxidation and reduction,
complementary chemical reactions characterized by the loss or gain, respectively, of one or more electrons by an atom or molecule. Originally the term oxidation
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Although fluxes offer several special purpose applications, the propensity for aluminum to oxidize is the main reason fluxes are used.
This increases the oxygen in the soil, which oxidizes the carbon sequestered there and returns it to the atmosphere.