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dioxide

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Deutoxide \Deu*tox"ide\ (?; 104), noun [Pref. deut- + oxide.] (Chem.) A compound containing in the molecule two atoms of oxygen united with some other element or radical; -- usually called {dioxide}, or less frequently, {binoxide}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dioxide \Di*ox"ide\ (?; 104), noun [Pref. di- + oxide.] (Chem.) (a) An oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in each molecule; binoxide. (b) An oxide containing but one atom or equivalent of oxygen to two of a metal; a suboxide. [Obs.]

{Carbon dioxide}. See {Carbonic acid}, under {Carbonic}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

dioxide

noun

1: an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in the molecule


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