Definition of tetroxide in English:

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Pronunciation: /tɛˈtrɒksʌɪd/


An oxide containing four atoms of oxygen in its molecule or empirical formula.
Example sentences
  • Nitrogen is useful not only as a fire retardant in artificial air but also as a feedstock for the manufacture of ammonia, hydrazine, nitrogen tetroxide, and nutrients such as amino acids and organic bases.
  • These specific environments include anhydrous methanol/halide solutions, nitrogen tetroxide, and liquid or solid cadmium.
  • It is a four stage missile like the Minuteman III, with the first three stages being solid propellant and the fourth stage by hypergolicly fueled with hydrazine and nitrogen tetroxide.

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