from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A yellow to red crystalline powder, V2O5, used as a catalyst in various organic reactions and as a starting material for other vanadium salts. Also called vanadic acid.
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- n. an orange crystalline powder, V2O5, used as a catalyst in the production of sulphuric acid etc.
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- n. any of various oxyacids of vanadium; known mostly in the form of its salts
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