Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An oxid (Li2O) of the metal lithium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) The oxide of lithium; a strong alkaline caustic similar to potash and soda, but weaker. See lithium.
  • noun See Hiddenite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun lithium oxide, Li2O, used in the manufacture of ceramics and glass

Etymologies

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

[New Latin, from lithion, from Greek, diminutive of lithos, stone.]

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  • Miss Kennedy with manners transposed the teatray down to an upturned lithia crate, safe from eyes, low.

    Joyce, Ulysses, 11

    January 7, 2007