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A steel jacket enclosing one of the plates somehow cracked, spilling plutonium oxide particles into the air.
The prototypes are glass plates coated with a thin film of an alloy known as indium tin oxide, and outlined with a liquid mixture of copper and another metal—either lead or silver.
Thermite, a combination of iron oxide (rust) and aluminum powder.
State environmental secretary Ben Grumbles notified EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt of the potential legal action in a letter on Thursday, saying Maryland’s air quality suffers because of nitrogen oxide emissions from five other states.
A study by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, among others, found that from 2009 to 2013 emissions of black carbon from trucks at the Port of Oakland dropped by 76 percent and nitrogen oxides by 53 percent.
The real problem—and the one that got VW in trouble—involves nitrogen oxides, or NOx.
Volkswagen later adopted the technology to meet American limits on nitrogen oxides, which cause lung ailments and urban smog.
For Nearly Neons, a base of organic castor seed oil is triple milled with a blend of iron oxides, food-grade pigments and D&C Colorants.
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Origin and Etymology of oxide
First Known Use: 1788See Words from the same year
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Definition of oxide for English Language Learners
chemistry : a compound of oxygen and another substance
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Definition of oxide for Students
- an iron oxide
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