Definition of lithia in English:

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lithia

Pronunciation: /ˈliTHēə/

noun

Chemistry
Lithium oxide, a white alkaline solid.
  • Chemical formula: Li2O.

Origin

Early 19th century: modern Latin, alteration of earlier lithion, from Greek, neuter of litheios, from lithos 'stone', on the pattern of words such as soda.

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Syllabification: lith·i·a

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