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  • n. the bivalent R-O-R functional group found in ethers

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Examples

  • Oxymoron comes from two words in Greek: oxy, meaning sharp, and moros, meaning dull.

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  • The rubber material is made of something they call oxy-B1 vinyl.

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  • The body known as oxy-cellulose [A] is formed by the action of nitric acid upon cellulose when boiled with it.

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  • He found that a ball of lime with a flame of oxygen and hydrogen playing round it (such as we use in magic lanterns and call oxy - hydrogen light) becomes so violently hot that it gives the most brilliant artificial light we can get - such that you cannot put your eye near it without injury.

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  • The plant will test what is known as oxy-combustion _ a process where pure oxygen, rather than air, is used to burn fuels such as coal.

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  • The plant will test what is known as oxy-combustion - a process where pure oxygen, rather than air, is used to burn fuels such as coal.

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  • The Meredosia plant will test what is known as oxy-combustion - a process where pure oxygen, rather than air, is used to burn fuels such as coal.

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  • One other technology, called oxy-fuel, can be deployed during the actual combustion process.

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  • I still stand by my beliefs on weed laws, but the oxy is a different story.

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  • In fact he would probably argue that I should drop the "oxy" and move directly into the "moron" category.

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