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Definitions of dioxide:

part of speech: noun

A chemical compound containing two atoms of oxygen to one of the metallic element.

Usage examples for dioxide:

  • Consider- the long, long day, the absence of violent, unshielded Sun rays, the steady damp warmth, the quiet, barely moving waters, the heavy amounts of carbon dioxide in the air.... "The Secret of the Ninth Planet", Donald Allen Wollheim
  • It takes a special technique to eat raw yeast because in the stomach and intestines the yeast does the job it is supposed to do: convert sugars into alcohol and carbon dioxide gas. "How and When to Be Your Own Doctor", Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  • There are any number of these chemicals, but most of them depend on the production of carbon dioxide "Tom Swift among the Fire Fighters or, Battling with Flames from the Air", Victor Appleton

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