Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
A pale yellow-white powder, CeO2, used in ceramics, to polish glass, and to sensitize photosensitive glass.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Elements & Compounds) a white or yellow solid used in ceramics, enamels, and radiation shields. Formula: CeO2. Also called: cerium dioxide or ceria
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014