Definition of Dioxide

1. Noun. An oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in the molecule.




Definition of Dioxide

1. n. An oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in each molecule; binoxide.

Definition of Dioxide

1. Noun. (chemistry) Any oxide containing two oxygen atoms in each molecule. ¹

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Definition of Dioxide

1. a type of oxide [n -S] - See also: oxide

Medical Definition of Dioxide

1. An oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in each molecule; binoxide. An oxide containing but one atom or equivalent of oxygen to two of a metal; a suboxide. Carbon dioxide. See Carbonic acid, under Carbonic. Origin: Pref. Di- + oxide. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dioxide

dioxan
dioxane
dioxanes
dioxanone
dioxanones
dioxans
dioxathion
dioxepane
dioxepine
dioxepino
dioxetane
dioxetanes
dioxgyenase
dioxid
dioxidane
dioxide (current term)
dioxides
dioxidonitrogen
dioxids
dioxin
dioxin dioxygenase
dioxindol
dioxindole
dioxindoles
dioxins
dioxirane
dioxo
dioxocane
dioxolane
dioxolanes

Literary usage of Dioxide

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1. Principles of General Physiology by William Maddock Bayliss (1920)
"THE TRANSPORT OF CARBON dioxide Although much attention has been directed to the transport of oxygen by haemoglobin, it is remarkable that it has, ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1908)
"Further study on the action of tellurium and the dioxide with active reagents has shown ... Tellurium dioxide and Sulphur Monochloride.—Tellurium dioxide ..."

3. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1907)
"The extraction of carbon from carbon dioxide to form coal set free the ... The relations of equilibrium between the carbon dioxide of the air and that of ..."

4. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1905)
"The extraction of carbon from carbon dioxide to form coal set free the ... The relations of equilibrium between the carbon dioxide of the air and that of ..."

5. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"absorption of carbon-dioxide by plants growing under different conditions ... That the carbon-dioxide contained in the atmosphere is sufficient for normal ..."

6. Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis: A Manual of Analytical Methods and by Wilfred Welday Scott (1922)
"The increase of weight of the absorption bulb is due to carbon dioxide. ... DETERMINATION OF CARBON dioxide IN CARBONATES The method is applicable for ..."

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