cobalt oxide

noun

: an oxide of cobalt: such as
a
: the monoxide CoO obtained usually as a grayish powder

called also cobaltous oxide

b
: a gray to blue-black powder containing cobalt monoxide and higher oxides (as tricobalt tetroxide Co3O4) and used chiefly in coloring glass and ceramic ware blue

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“Cobalt oxide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cobalt%20oxide. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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