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oxide

División en sílabas: ox·ide
Pronunciación: /ˈäkˌsīd
 
/

Definición de oxide en inglés:

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Chemistry
A binary compound of oxygen with another element or group.
Example sentences
  • Nitrates are formed from reacting nitric acid with metal oxides, hydroxides, or carbonates.
  • Exhaust from the automobile can contain carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides, which are poisonous gases.
  • It would set new caps for nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, and mercury.

Origen

late 18th century: from French, from oxygène 'oxygen' + -ide (as in acide 'acid').

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