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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In chem., ytterbium oxid, commonly assumed to be Yb2O3, which is white, and forms colorless salts, giving no absorption-spectrum; but a characteristic spark-spectrum can be obtained.

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  • noun inorganic chemistry Ytterbium oxide.

Etymologies

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

[New Latin, from ytterbium.]

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