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dioxide

noun di·ox·ide \(ˌ)dī-ˈäk-ˌsīd\

chemistry : a molecule that has two atoms of oxygen and one atom of another element (such as carbon)

Full Definition of DIOXIDE

:  an oxide (as carbon dioxide) containing two atoms of oxygen in the molecule

Origin of DIOXIDE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1847

Other Chemical Engineering Terms

alkali, cation, decant, hygroscopic, isotope, oxidize, slurry, solute, viscous
Medical Dictionary

dioxide

noun di·ox·ide \(ˈ)dī-ˈäk-ˌsīd\

Medical Definition of DIOXIDE

:  an oxide (as carbon dioxide) containing two atoms of oxygen in a molecule
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