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ox·ide

 (ŏk′sīd′)
n.
Divalent anionic oxygen, or a compound of oxygen, especially a binary compound of oxygen with a more electropositive element.

[French : ox(ygène), oxygen; see oxygen + (ac)ide, acid (from Latin acidus, tart, acid; see acid).]

ox·id′ic (ŏk-sĭd′ĭk) adj.

oxide

(ˈɒksaɪd)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) any compound of oxygen with another element
2. (Elements & Compounds) any organic compound in which an oxygen atom is bound to two alkyl or aryl groups; an ether or epoxide
[C18: from French, from ox(ygène) + (ac)ide; see oxygen, acid]

ox•ide

(ˈɒk saɪd, -sɪd)

also ox•id

(ˈɒk sɪd)

n.
a compound in which oxygen is bonded to one or more electropositive atoms.
[1780–90; < French (now oxyde),b. oxygène and acide]
ox•id′ic (-ˈsɪd ɪk) adj.

ox·ide

(ŏk′sīd′)
A compound of oxygen and another element or radical. Water (H2O) is an oxide.

oxide

A compound consisting of oxygen and another element only. They can be either ionic or covalent and there are four types of oxide—acidic, basic, neutral and amphoteric.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oxide - any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical
titania, titanic oxide, titanium dioxide, titanium oxide - a white powder used as a pigment for its high covering power and durability
pentoxide - an oxide containing five atoms of oxygen in the molecule
nitrogen oxide - any of several oxides of nitrogen formed by the action of nitric acid on oxidizable materials; present in car exhausts
burnt lime, calcined lime, calcium oxide, calx, fluxing lime, quicklime, unslaked lime, lime - a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
copper oxide - an oxide of copper
dioxide - an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in the molecule
ferric oxide - a red oxide of iron
monoxide - an oxide containing just one atom of oxygen in the molecule
peroxide - an inorganic compound containing the divalent ion -O-O-
minium, red lead - a reddish oxide of lead (Pb3O4) used as a pigment in paints and in glass and ceramics
silica, silicon dioxide, silicon oxide - a white or colorless vitreous insoluble solid (SiO2); various forms occur widely in the earth's crust as quartz or cristobalite or tridymite or lechatelierite
sulfur oxide, sulphur oxide - any of several oxides of sulphur
superoxide - a metallic oxide containing the univalent anion O2-
tetroxide - an oxide containing four atoms of oxygen in the molecule
trioxide - an oxide containing three atoms of oxygen in the molecule
flowers of zinc, philosopher's wool, philosophers' wool, zinc oxide - oxide of zinc; a white powder used as a pigment or in cosmetics or glass or inks and in zinc ointment
zirconia, zirconium dioxide, zirconium oxide - a white crystalline oxide; used in refractories and in insulation and abrasives and enamels and glazes
Translations
kysličníkoxid
oksidi
kysličník

oxide

[ˈɒksaɪd] Nóxido m

oxide

[ˈɒksaɪd] noxyde m

oxide

n (Chem) → Oxid nt

oxide

[ˈɒksaɪd] nossido

oxide

n óxido
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