molybdenum trioxide

noun

Definition of molybdenum trioxide

: a crystalline compound MoO3 made usually by roasting molybdenite or by heating ammonium molybdate and used chiefly in making other molybdenum compounds and metallic molybdenum and as a catalyst

called also molybdic oxide

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“Molybdenum trioxide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/molybdenum%20trioxide. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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