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A chemical compound containing four oxygen atoms per molecule.
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(Elements & Compounds) any oxide that contains four oxygen atoms per molecule: osmium tetroxide, OsO4.
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te•trox•ide(tɛˈtrɒk saɪd, -sɪd)
an oxide whose molecule contains four atoms of oxygen.
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