magnesia


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mag·ne·sia

 (măg-nē′zhə)
[Short for New Latin magnēsia alba, literally, white magnesia : Medieval Latin magnēsia, mineral ingredient in the philosopher's stone (from Greek magnēsiā, a kind of ore, talc or a talclike substance, after Magnēsiē, a region of Thessaly where it was found, from Magnēs, an inhabitant of Thessalian Magnesia) + Latin alba, feminine of albus, white.]

mag·ne′sian adj.

magnesia

(mæɡˈniːʃə)
n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for magnesium oxide
[C14: via Medieval Latin from Greek Magnēsia, of Magnēs ancient mineral-rich region]
magˈnesian, magnesic, magˈnesial adj

mag•ne•sia

(mægˈni ʒə, -ʃə)

n.
a white tasteless substance, magnesium oxide, MgO, used in medicine as an antacid and laxative. Compare milk of magnesia.
[< New Latin]
mag•ne′sian, adj.

mag·ne·sia

(măg-nē′zhə)
A white powder, MgO, used in heat-resistant materials because of its very high melting point. It is also used in medicine as an antacid or laxative.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.magnesia - a white solid mineral that occurs naturally as periclasemagnesia - a white solid mineral that occurs naturally as periclase; a source of magnesium
atomic number 12, magnesium, Mg - a light silver-white ductile bivalent metallic element; in pure form it burns with brilliant white flame; occurs naturally only in combination (as in magnesite and dolomite and carnallite and spinel and olivine)
mineral - solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
Translations

magnesia

[mægˈniːʃə] Nmagnesia f

magnesia

nMagnesia f

magnesia

[mægˈniːʃə] nmagnesia

mag·ne·si·a

n. magnesia, óxido de magnesio;
milk of ___leche de ___.
References in classic literature ?
of chloride of sodium; then, in a smaller quantity, chlorides of magnesium and of potassium, bromide of magnesium, sulphate of magnesia, sulphate and carbonate of lime.
To this day pills are made behind its tall prcscription desk--pills rolled out on its own pill-tile, divided with a spatula, rolled with the finger and thumb, dusted with calcined magnesia and delivered in little round pasteboard pill-boxes.
(from the Argo) to look for water and was left behind in Magnesia near the place called Aphetae because of his desertion there.
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The primary objective of this study was to determine the combined effects of reactive magnesia and calcium hydroxide on alkali-activated systems based on the mixture of limestone and metakaolin.
Australian researcher Harrison (2001) [2, 3] developed a new type of cement mixed with activated magnesia and ordinary Portland cement, which is based on environmental protection to design.
A Magnesia water B Milk of magnesia C TCP D Magnesium tonic 3.
The epicenter of quake was found to be vulnerabilities of Greece's Magnesia island.
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US-based mining, hydroponics industries company iMD Companies, Inc.'s (OTC: ICBU) India-based KRSNA Minerals mining subsidiary is in negotiation to complete the acquisition of a second mine in India due to the increased demand for magnesia chrome powder, the company said.
27 April 2017 - US-based mining, hydroponics industries company iMD Companies, Inc.'s (OTC: ICBU) India-based KRSNA Minerals mining subsidiary is in negotiation to complete the acquisition of a second mine in India due to the increased demand for magnesia chrome powder, the company said.