oxide meaning

  • An oxide /ˈɒksaɪd/ is a chemical compound that contains at least one oxygen atom and one other element in its chemical formula. Metal oxides typically contain an anion of oxygen in the oxidation state of −2.
  • ^ Foundations of College Chemistry, 12th Edition
  • ^ Greenwood, N. N.; & Earnshaw, A. (1997). Chemistry of the Elements (2nd Edn.), Oxford:Butterworth-Heinemann. ISBN 0-7506-3365-4.
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    Definition of oxide in English Dictionary

  • NounPLoxidesSUF-ide
    1. (chemistry) A binary chemical compound of oxygen with another chemical element.
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      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Polyethylene oxide (PEO) was coextruded with poly (ethylene- co -acrylic acid) (EAA), a copolymer with much lower crystallinity than PEO (fig. S1).
        • Anywhere the glaze is thin, the iron oxide molecules are exposed to this atmosphere and will reoxidize to red ferric iron oxide.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
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      Meaning of oxide for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "oxide" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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