Definition of Trioxide

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




Definition of Trioxide

1. n. An oxide containing three atoms of oxygen; as, sulphur trioxide, SO3; -- formerly called tritoxide.

Definition of Trioxide

1. Noun. (chemistry) any oxide containing three oxygen atoms in each molecule ¹

2. Noun. (chemistry) any organic compound of general formula R-OOO-R', derived from trioxidane ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trioxide

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

Medical Definition of Trioxide

1. An oxide containing three atoms of oxygen; as, sulphur trioxide, SO3; formerly called tritoxide. Origin: Pref. Tri- + oxide. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trioxide

triorchism
triors
triorthocresyl phosphate
trios
triose
triosekinase
triosephosphate
trioses
triotus
trioval
trioxane
trioxanes
trioxid
trioxidane
trioxide (current term)
trioxides
trioxids
trioxolane
trioxolanes
trioxsalen
trioxygen
trioxygenated
trioxymethylene
trip
trip-up
trip cord
trip cords
trip hammer

Literary usage of Trioxide

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1. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1884)
"In order to prepare the trioxide in the pure state on the small scale the native sulphide may be heated in a combustion tube in a current of air until it is ..."

2. Victor Von Richter's Text-book of Inorganic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1901)
"The molecular magnitude of the solid arsenic trioxide, like that of all ... The trioxide dissolves with difficulty in water ; the solution possesses a ..."

3. Lessons in Elementary Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe (1893)
"The trioxide yields a colourless vapour, which when passed through a ... Sulphur trioxide does not redden litmus paper, and may be moulded by the dry ..."

4. Handbook of Metallurgy by Carl Schnabel (1907)
"If the tetroxide be fused with metallic antimony in the proper proportion, the trioxide is formed : — When the tetroxide is fused with antimony sulphide in ..."

5. Modern Inorganic Chemistry by Joseph William Mellor (1912)
"colourless, non-crystalline, glassy substance produced when the vapour of arsenic trioxide is slowly condensed at a temperature slightly below its ..."

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