vanadium pentoxide

noun

: a yellowish-red crystalline compound V2O5 used especially in glass manufacture and as a catalyst

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First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Vanadium pentoxide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vanadium%20pentoxide. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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