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mon·ox·ide

 (mə-nŏk′sīd′)
n.
An oxide with each molecule containing one oxygen atom.

monoxide

(mɒˈnɒksaɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an oxide that contains one oxygen atom per molecule: carbon monoxide.

mon•ox•ide

(mɒnˈɒk saɪd, məˈnɒk-)

n.
an oxide containing one oxygen atom in each molecule.
[1865–70]

mon·ox·ide

(mə-nŏk′sīd′)
A compound consisting of two elements, one of which is a single oxygen atom. Carbon monoxide, for example, contains a carbon atom bound to a single oxygen atom.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monoxide - an oxide containing just one atom of oxygen in the molecule
carbon monoxide, carbon monoxide gas, CO - an odorless very poisonous gas that is a product of incomplete combustion of carbon
oxide - any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical
Translations

monoxide

[mɒˈnɒksaɪd] N (Chem) → monóxido m

monoxide

nMonoxid nt

monoxide

[mɒˈnɒksaɪd] nmonossido
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