Definition of suboxide in English:

suboxide

Line breaks: sub|oxide
Pronunciation: /sʌbˈɒksʌɪd
 
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noun

Chemistry
  • An oxide containing the lowest or an unusually small proportion of oxygen.
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    • An O2 plasma anneal converted the suboxides to titanium oxide and improved electrical performance.
    • Grains of boron suboxide loom like boulders in this scanning electron microscope view.
    • Only diamonds and cubic boron nitride are harder than boron suboxide, which appears to have promising potential.

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