American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A binary compound of an element or radical with oxygen.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See oxid.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Chem.) A binary compound of oxygen with an atom or radical, or a compound which is regarded as binary
- n. any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical
- Archaic French oxide (now oxyde). (Wiktionary)
- French : ox(ygène), oxygen; see oxygen + (ac)ide, acid (from Latin acidus, tart, acid; see acid). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Import of the term oxide as applied to a gaseous body -- carbonic ox. contains half as much oxygen as carbonic acid -- hence may be obtained by abstracting from carbonic acid half its oxygen.”
“Nitrous oxide is 300 times more potent as a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide.”
“Titanium oxide is cheap and safe, already being used in many products ranging from face powder to white paint, the professor said.”
“Nitrous oxide (N2O): Nitrous oxide is produced largely by agricultural practices, as well as manure and sewage management.”
“The problem didn't affect the flow of nitric oxide from the device, the company said, but it could cause the device to show fluctuating concentrations of the gas.”
“All my friends in Queenslunders are still under a nasty layer of red oxide from the dust storms that blew over months ago. heh heh heh.”
“It would be nice to think the iron ore, possibly a low grade lime-held ore from South Liecestershire, was glacially, or later aluvially, eroded and bled to water courses depositing amongst fine brick-clay beds, it may be that the iron oxide is in fact identical in both the brick and the sign, hence the great colour match - of course.”
“The few-micron-thick layer of aluminum oxide is the only thing holding an airplane together.”
“In crystal form, aluminum oxide is called corundum, sapphire or ruby (depending on the color), and it is among the hardest substances known.”
“Using black oxide is tricky that way; if you use too much, it will create black bubbles in the tub.”
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