barium oxide


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barium oxide

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(Elements & Compounds) a white or yellowish-white poisonous heavy powder used esp as a dehydrating agent. Formula: BaO. Also called: baryta
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Noun1.barium oxide - an oxide of barium; a whitish toxic powder
baryta - any of several compounds of barium
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The undesirable elements determined are silica (SiO2), alumina (Al2O3), iron oxide (Fe2O3), barium oxide (BaO), calcium oxide (CaO), magnesium oxide (MgO), sodium oxide (Na2O) and potassium oxide (K2O).
SODIUM FLUORIDE NaF = FAN STANNIC OXIDE Sn[O.sub.2] = SOON MERCURY OXIDE HgO = HOG SILVER BROMIDE AgBr = BRAG BARIUM OXIDE BaO = BOA SODIUM CHLORIDE NaCl = CLAN MANGANESE DIOXIDE Mn[O.sub.2] = MOON MAGNESIUM OXIDE MgO = MOG SILVER CHLORIDE AgCl = CLAG SODIUM HYDROXIDE NaOH = NOAH OTHER CHEMICAL COMPOUND WORDS THORIUM DIOXIDE Th[O.sub.2] = HOOT CARBON DIOXIDE C[O.sub.2] = COO DEUTERIUM OXIDE [D.sub.2]O = ODD LITHIUM OXIDE Li[O.sub.2] = OLIO IRON PYRITES Fe[S.sub.2] = FESS SODIUM SULPHIDE [Na.sub.2]S = ANNAS ZIRCONIUM DIOXIDE Zr02 = ZORO FORMIC ACID HCOOH = HOOCH (or HC[O.sub.2]H) SUSAN THORPE
To evaluate the spatial relationship between diabetes incidence and barium oxide concentration we first explored data by interpolated maps using ordinary kriging.
Barium peroxide arises by the reversible absorption of O2 by barium oxide. The oxygen is released above 500degC.
He discovered that heating barium oxide in the presence of oxygen formed a novel substance, barium peroxide, which, when dissolved in hydrochloric acid, yielded a liquid that looked like water but behaved very differently.