silver oxide

noun

Definition of silver oxide

  1. :  an oxide of silver; especially :  the compound Ag2O obtained as a dark-brown amorphous precipitate when an aqueous solution of a silver salt is treated with a caustic alkali, that reacts as a hydroxide if moist, that dissolves in ammonia water, and that oxidizes aldehydes to acids

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