oxidizing flame

oxidizing flame

[′äk·sə‚dīz·iŋ ‚flām]
(chemistry)
A flame, or the portion of it, that contains an excess of oxygen.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Fuel-fired furnace mixtures should produce a slightly oxidizing flame (a flame with slightly green tips).