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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A chemical compound containing four oxygen atoms per molecule.

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

  • noun (Chem.) An oxide having four atoms of oxygen in the molecule; a quadroxide.

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  • noun chemistry any oxide containing four oxygen atoms in each molecule

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  • noun an oxide containing four atoms of oxygen in the molecule

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Examples

  • I'm guessing the hydrazine and nitrogen tetroxide tanks and plumbing will have to be removed entirely.

    Gimme One Of Them There Shuttles - NASA Watch

  • I spent several hours researching zeppelins, Martian aerodynamics, hydrazine, nitrogen tetroxide oxidizers, entomopters, and the problems one encounters with propellers and rotors in a thin atmosphere.

    Author Caitlín R. Kiernan considers the science of putting zeppelins on Mars

  • I spent several hours researching zeppelins, Martian aerodynamics, hydrazine, nitrogen tetroxide oxidizers, entomopters, and the problems one encounters with propellers and rotors in a thin atmosphere.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • The fuel is monomethyl hydrazine (MMH) and the oxidizer is nitrogen tetroxide (N2O4).

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • The fuel is monomethyl hydrazine (MMH) and the oxidizer is nitrogen tetroxide (N2O4).

    [moon landings] examine the evidence, such as it is

  • It's not just the cooling, there's also all the rocket motors out there have all of these nasty gases like hydrazine and nitrogen tetroxide.

    CNN Transcript Jun 14, 2008

  • The electrification of the plate is now tested by sifting over it a mixture of powdered flowers of sulfur and red lead Pb3O4 or lead tetroxide.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • If you compress NO2, you wind up with the dimmer N2O4, dinitrogen tetroxide, which dissociates back to NO2 on pressure release, producing toxic levels of NO2.

    Nitrous

  • If you compress NO2, you wind up with the dimmer N2O4, dinitrogen tetroxide, which dissociates back to NO2 on pressure release, producing toxic levels of NO2.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • The electrification of the plate is now tested by sifting over it a mixture of powdered flowers of sulfur and red lead Pb3O4 or lead tetroxide.

    Lichtenberg Figures

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