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oxide British & World English

A binary compound of oxygen with another element or group

zinc oxide British & World English

An insoluble white solid used as a pigment and in medicinal ointments

calcium oxide British & World English

A white caustic alkaline solid, commonly produced in the form of quicklime

ferrous oxide British & World English

A black powder, FeO, used in making steel and glass

nitric oxide British & World English

Another term for nitrogen monoxide.

nitrous oxide British & World English

A colourless gas with a sweetish odour, prepared by heating ammonium nitrate. It produces exhilaration or anaesthesia when inhaled and is used (mixed with oxygen) as an anaesthetic and as an aerosol propellant

ethylene oxide British & World English

A flammable toxic gas used as an intermediate and fumigant

alumina British & World English

A white solid that is a major constituent of many rocks, especially clays, and is found crystallized as corundum, sapphire, and other minerals

titanium dioxide British & World English

A white unreactive solid which occurs naturally as the mineral rutile and is used extensively as a white pigment

titanium oxide in titanium dioxide British & World English

A white unreactive solid which occurs naturally as the mineral rutile and is used extensively as a white pigment

aluminium oxide in alumina British & World English

A white solid that is a major constituent of many rocks, especially clays, and is found crystallized as corundum, sapphire, and other minerals

oxide English-Spanish

óxido masculine

zinc oxide English-Spanish

óxido masculine de zinc