tantalum oxide

noun

Definition of tantalum oxide

: an oxide of tantalum especially : the crystalline pentoxide Ta2O5 obtained by igniting tantalum in air or oxygen and used in making optical glass and tantalum carbide

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“Tantalum oxide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tantalum%20oxide. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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