Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An oxid containing a single oxygen atom combined either with two univalent atoms or with one bivalent atom.

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Examples

  • At a higher temperature disintegration of the starch molecule takes place, with the formation of carbon monoxid, carbon dioxid, and water, and the production of a residue richer in carbon than is starch.

    Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value

  • An investigation by Gould [175] also demonstrated that roasted coffee gives off carbon dioxid and carbon monoxid upon standing.

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  • This would indicate that active reducing conditions prevail within the bean during roasting; and the further fact that carbon monoxid is given off during roasting makes this seem quite probable.

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