magnesium oxide


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magnesium oxide

n.
A white powdery compound, MgO, having a high melting point (2,800°C), used in high-temperature refractories, electrical insulation, food packaging, antacids, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals. Also called magnesia.

magnesium oxide

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white tasteless substance occurring naturally as periclase: used as an antacid and laxative and in refractory materials, such as crucibles and fire bricks. Formula: MgO. Also called: magnesia

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.
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Noun1.magnesium oxide - a white solid mineral that occurs naturally as periclasemagnesium oxide - 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
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SODIUM FLUORIDE NaF = FAN STANNIC OXIDE Sn[O.sub.2] = SOON MERCURY OXIDE HgO = HOG SILVER BROMIDE AgBr = BRAG BARIUM OXIDE BaO = BOA SODIUM CHLORIDE NaCl = CLAN MANGANESE DIOXIDE Mn[O.sub.2] = MOON MAGNESIUM OXIDE MgO = MOG SILVER CHLORIDE AgCl = CLAG SODIUM HYDROXIDE NaOH = NOAH OTHER CHEMICAL COMPOUND WORDS THORIUM DIOXIDE Th[O.sub.2] = HOOT CARBON DIOXIDE C[O.sub.2] = COO DEUTERIUM OXIDE [D.sub.2]O = ODD LITHIUM OXIDE Li[O.sub.2] = OLIO IRON PYRITES Fe[S.sub.2] = FESS SODIUM SULPHIDE [Na.sub.2]S = ANNAS ZIRCONIUM DIOXIDE Zr02 = ZORO FORMIC ACID HCOOH = HOOCH (or HC[O.sub.2]H) SUSAN THORPE
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