Definition of suboxide in English:

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Pronunciation: /sʌbˈɒksʌɪd/


An oxide containing the lowest or an unusually small proportion of oxygen.
Example sentences
  • 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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