lead monoxide


Definition of lead monoxide

: a yellow to brownish-red poisonous compound PbO used in rubber manufacture and glassmaking

First Known Use of lead monoxide

1869, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lead monoxide was in 1869

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“Lead monoxide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lead%20monoxide. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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lead monoxide

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Medical Definition of lead monoxide

: a yellow to brownish red poisonous compound PbO used in rubber manufacture and glassmaking — see litharge, massicot


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