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  • n. the compound cerium(IV) oxide

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Cerium oxide, CeO2, a white infusible substance constituting about one per cent of the material of the common incandescent mantle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of dipterous insects, of the family Syrphidæ, having elongate antennæ with a terminal style.
  • n. [lowercase] An old name of some cestoid worm.
  • n. A drink made of corn; barley-water.
  • n. Cerium oxid: used in small proportion, with thoria or thorium oxid, in the mantles of Welsbach incandescent gas-lamps.


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  • But a little admixture, 1 percent if I recall, of ceria enables it to convert the flame's energy into the bright yellow-white light many of us have seen.

    Patrick Takahashi: There is Something About Thorium

  • Caro has stated that to derive the best results a mantle needs to contain a larger proportion of ceria than the 1 per cent. present in mantles made according to the Welsbach formula, that it should be somewhat coarser in mesh, and have a large orifice at the head.

    Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use

  • Other authorities hold that mantles for acetylene, should contain other rare earths besides the thoria and ceria of which the coal-gas mantles almost wholly consist.

    Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use

  • The light of any combustible consumed on the "incandescent" system is derived from glowing particles of ceria, thoria, or similar metallic oxides; and the character or shade of the light they emit is a function, apart from the temperature to which they are raised, of their specific chemical nature.

    Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use

  • The scientists are using resources at EMSL and PNNL to provide a more detailed understanding of the atomic interactions in another promising material for fuel cells: nano layers of zirconia and ceria. - latest science and technology news stories

  • The Nanox SOFC is a room temperature fuel cell in which nano-structured oxides such as YSZ (yttria stabilized zirconia) or SDC (samaria doped ceria) are used as electrolytes.


  • Author: KNizam tapi baru hari ni terasa nak snap gambar clock ni masa winter mmg hambar la nature clock ni kan masa spring or pre summer ni tetiba berwarna warni plak jam ni ceria la sket kan pemandangan kat blue area islamabad ni

    Planet Malaysia

  • Setelah berjaya melahirkan dua album iaitu Penguasa Lelaki (2007) dan Salut (2008), Intan Nuraini kembali dengan album berjudul Seperti Coklat yang berkonsepkan pop yang begitu ceria, sesuai dengan jiwa remajanya.


  • Warna-warna ceria yang menghiasi ruang persandingan lebih membuahkan makna kepada erti cinta sebenar yang diraih oleh Umie dan Khairuddin.


  • However, platinum is costly and, says Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, researchers must prepare it in very fine particles on more "exotic" supports, such as the rare-earth oxide ceria, which makes it effective for a low-temperature water-gas-shift reaction.

    Less expensive low-temperature catalyst for hydrogen purification discovered


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