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.
The epicenter of quake was found to be vulnerabilities of Greece's Magnesia island.
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.
The purchase order for 100,000 metric tons of magnesia chrome powder was previously valued at over USD 60m and now has been revised upwards to approximately USD 66m.
He discusses classifications of refractories, the idea of properties, standards and testing, silica refractories, alumina refractories, fireclay refractories, magnesia refractories, dolomite refractories, chromite and MgO-Cr&lt;in2&gt;O&lt;in3&gt;refractories (chrome-magnesium and magnesium-chrome), magnesia-carbon refractories, special refractories, and unshaped (monolithic) refractories.
Magnesia had encountered with the same issue before.
One of the North East's longest-serving blues bands, The Skywalkers, return to the stage on December 27 at North Shields' Magnesia Bank pub.
MGX also plans to make representative samples of caustic calcined magnesia (CCM) and dead-burned magnesia (DBM) available to potential customers for further evaluation.
LANDMARK Tyneside pub the Magnesia Bank has come back on to the market with specialist property adviser Christie and Co.