lead dioxide

noun

Definition of lead dioxide

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

First Known Use of lead dioxide

1863


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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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