lead dioxide

noun

Definition of lead dioxide 

: a poisonous compound PbO2 used especially as an oxidizing agent and as an electrode in batteries

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1863, in the meaning defined above

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lead dioxide

noun

Medical Definition of lead dioxide 

: a poisonous compound PbO2 used especially as an oxidizing agent and as an electrode in batteries

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