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sesquioxide

División en sílabas: ses·qui·ox·ide
Pronunciación: /ˌseskwēˈäksīd
 
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Definición de sesquioxide en inglés:

sustantivo

Chemistry
An oxide in which oxygen is present in the ratio of three atoms to two of another element.
Example sentences
  • An E horizon, which usually underlies an O, H, or A horizon, is an ‘eluvial’ horizon, having lost compounds of iron and aluminium (sesquioxides) and silicate clay by leaching and translocation.
  • Tea soils of south India contain large amount of free sequioxides, which results in strong P fixation.

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