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Definitions of oxide:

part of speech: noun

A compound of two parts, one of which is oxygen.

part of speech: noun

A compound of oxygen with another element or a radical.

Usage examples for oxide:

  • On evaporating the water- solution to dryness and heating strongly in a China cup, a vitriol peat gives off white choking fumes of sulphuric acid, and there remains, after burning, brown- red oxide of iron in the dish. "Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel", Samuel William Johnson
  • Examine some silver oxide AgO, before the Bp. "The Elements of Blowpipe Analysis", Frederick Hutton Getman

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