dioxide


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di·ox·ide

 (dī-ŏk′sīd)
n.
A compound with two oxygen atoms per molecule.

dioxide

(daɪˈɒksaɪd)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) any oxide containing two oxygen atoms per molecule, both of which are bonded to an atom of another element
2. (Elements & Compounds) another name for a peroxide4

di•ox•ide

(daɪˈɒk saɪd, -sɪd)

n.
an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen, each bonded directly to an atom of a second element.
[1840–50]

di·ox·ide

(dī-ŏk′sīd)
A compound containing two oxygen atoms per molecule.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dioxide - an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in the molecule
nitrogen dioxide - a highly poisonous brown gas (NO2)
carbon dioxide, carbonic acid gas, CO2 - a heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances; absorbed from the air by plants in photosynthesis
chlorine dioxide - an explosive gas (ClO2) used chiefly in bleaching paper or starch or soap or flour and in water purification
oxide - any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical
sulfur dioxide, sulphur dioxide - a colorless toxic gas (SO2) that occurs in the gases from volcanoes; used in many manufacturing processes and present in industrial emissions; causes acid rain
Translations
dioksidi
dioxide

dioxide

[daɪˈɒksaɪd] Ndióxido m
see also carbon B
see also sulphur B

dioxide

[daɪˈɒksaɪd] ndioxyde m

dioxide

nDioxid nt

dioxide

[daɪˈɒksaɪd] n (Chem) → biossido
carbon dioxide → anidride f carbonica

dioxide

n dióxido
References in classic literature ?
So long as the excess of carbon dioxide in the blood was not sufficient to prevent heart action, the rykor would suffer only a diminution of vitality; but would still respond to the exciting agency of the kaldane's brain.
"How to get rid of our excessive carbon dioxide without unduly wasting our oxygen is a delicate and vital question," said Challenger, looking round him after the five iron tubes had been laid side by side against the wall.
Release date- 14082019 - The research, led by the ICTA-UAB and the Stanford University (USA) warns that trees can only absorb a fraction of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and their ability to do so beyond 2100 is unclear.
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Summary: The titanium dioxide pigment is also known as titanium white or pigment white 6.
Unfortunately, the rise of carbon dioxide emissions in the Earth's atmosphere has not stopped.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its approval of the state of Ohios request to formally recognize that Lake County, Ohio, has attained the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for sulfur dioxide. Recent air monitoring data show the area now meets the national standard set to protect public health.
Their improved leaf, which would use carbon dioxide -- a potent greenhouse gas -- from the air, would be at least 10 times more efficient than natural leaves at converting carbon dioxide to fuel.
ISLAMABAD -- Florida State University researchers have revealed a surprising relationship between surging atmospheric carbon dioxide and flower blooms in remote tropical forests.
In recent years, liquid carbon dioxide blasting technology has attracted significant interest and is now widely used for applications such as increasing the penetration of coal seams [1], gas extraction, urban demolition blasting, and mining [2, 3] as a safe and environmentally friendly blasting technique, but research into the basic theory of liquid carbon dioxide blasting technology currently lags far behind its applications.