Definition of Oxides

1. Noun. (plural of oxide) ¹



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Definition of Oxides

1. oxide [n] - See also: oxide

Medical Definition of Oxides

1. Binary compounds of oxygen containing the anion o(2-). The anion combines with metals to form alkaline oxides and non-metals to form acidic oxides. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxides

oxidation-reduction potential
oxidation-reduction reaction
oxidation-reduction system
oxidation number
oxidation pond
oxidation state
oxidations
oxidative
oxidative metabolism
oxidative phosphorylation
oxidative stress
oxidatively
oxidator
oxidators
oxide
oxides (current term)
oxidic
oxidimetry
oxidisable
oxidisation
oxidise
oxidised
oxidised cellulose
oxidised glutathione
oxidiser
oxidisers
oxidises
oxidising
oxidizable
oxidization

Literary usage of Oxides

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1. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Harold Govett Colman, Arthur Harden (1902)
"This is especially characteristic of the salts of the weak organic bases.1 METALLIC oxides AND HYDRoxides. 51 All the metals combine with oxygen. ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1895)
"It was thus found, that with magnesium and mercuric oxides, it was best to shake about four hours and then let the mixture stand over night, when it would ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"Although many of the elements unite with oxygen in several proportions, none are known to furnish' more than live distinct oxides, and these belong to a ..."

4. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana, William Ebenezer Ford (1922)
"V. oxides I. oxides of Silicon. II. oxides of the Semi-Metals: Tellurium, Arsenic, ... The oxides of the non-metal silicon are placed by themselves, ..."

5. Bulletin by Mysore Geologists' Association (1918)
"oxides. Tungsten is said to form a number of oxides the separate existence of which is not definitely settled. Thus, when sulphuric acid acts on metallic ..."

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