from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A compound with two oxygen atoms per molecule.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any oxide containing two oxygen atoms in each molecule.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in each molecule; binoxide.
  • n. An oxide containing but one atom or equivalent of oxygen to two of a metal; a suboxide.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in the molecule


From di- +‎ oxide. (Wiktionary)



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