ferric oxide


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ferric oxide

n.
A dark red compound, Fe2O3, occurring naturally as hematite ore and rust and used in pigments and metal polishes and on magnetic tapes.
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ferric oxide

n
(Elements & Compounds) a red crystalline insoluble oxide of iron that occurs as haematite and rust and is made by heating ferrous sulphate: used as a pigment and metal polish (jeweller's rouge), and as a sensitive coating on magnetic tape. Formula: Fe2O3. Systematic name: iron (III) oxide
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fer′ric ox′ide



n.
a red crystalline compound, Fe2O3, used as a pigment, mordant, and coating for magnetic tape.
[1880–85]
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ferric oxide

A reddish-brown to silver or black compound, Fe2O3, which occurs naturally as the mineral hematite, or as rust. It is often used as a pigment and a metal polish.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ferric oxide - a red oxide of iron
rusting, rust - the formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water
rust - a red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture
oxide - any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical
haemosiderin, hemosiderin - a granular brown substance composed of ferric oxide; left from the breakdown of hemoglobin; can be a sign of disturbed iron metabolism
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Other common uses of ferrous sulfate include production of ferric oxide pigments, cement manufacturing and water treatment.
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Ferric oxide (Red Iron Oxide, Fe203, RIO - Figue 10) can be employed as a greenish-yellow colorant in ceramic glazes, as a gold/tan color in amber celadons, as a crystallized tomato red iron, or as a surface-crystallized black glaze - as the Raku family used it hundreds of years ago on ceremonial chawan.
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Dhar and Chowdhry [43] found that titanium oxide (Ti[O.sub.2]) as photocatalytic material could provide the larger N[H.sub.3] yields from reducing [N.sub.2] than ferric oxide and zinc oxide as photocatalysts.
The porous nature of the hydrated ferric oxide helps to enter water molecules, chloride, and oxygen more towards the steel surface.
Compounds Percentage (%) Silicon dioxide (Si[O.sub.2]) 48.6 Magnesium oxide (MgO) 10.9 Aluminum oxide ([Al.sub.2][O.sub.3]) 7.8 Ferric oxide ([Fe.sub.2][O.sub.3]) 5.2 Calcium oxide (CaO) 2.5 Others 24.7 Table 2: Chemical composition of cement (product description).
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