Definition of Pentoxide

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

Generic synonyms: Oxide



Definition of Pentoxide

1. n. An oxide containing five atoms of oxygen in each molecule; as, phosphorus pentoxide, P2O5.

Definition of Pentoxide

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

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Definition of Pentoxide

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Medical Definition of Pentoxide

1. An oxide containing five atoms of oxygen in each molecule; as, phosphorus pentoxide, P2O5. Origin: Penta- + oxide. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pentoxide

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pentosans
pentose
pentoses
pentoside
pentosides
pentostatin
pentosuria
pentosyltransferase
pentosyltransferases
pentothal
pentoxazone
pentoxide (current term)
pentoxides
pentoxifylline
pentoxyl
pentraxin
pentraxins
pentremite
pentremites
pentrite
pentroof
pentroofs
pentrough
pentroughs
pents
pentstemon

Literary usage of Pentoxide

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1. Gas Analysis by Louis Munroe Dennis (1913)
"Determination of Carbon Monoxide by means of Iodine pentoxide. — Nicloux l and Gautier 2 employ the reaction between iodine pentoxide and carbon monoxide ..."

2. Manual of the Chemical Analysis of Rocks by Henry Stephens Washington (1919)
"PHOSPHORUS pentoxide l As the amount of material is usually ample in rock analysis, it is best to determine phosphorus pentoxide in a separate portion of ..."

3. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Karl Schorlemmer (1879)
"ANTIMONY pentoxide AND ANTIMONIO ACIDS. 534 Antimony pentoxide, Sb205, is obtained by rapidly evaporating the powdered metal or its lower oxides with nitric ..."

4. The Principles of Inorganic Chemistry by Wilhelm Ostwald (1904)
"Nitrogen pentoxide.—If pure nitric acid be treated with ... The heat of formation of solid nitrogen pentoxide is 55 kj, that of the gaseous ..."

5. A College Text-book of Chemistry by Ira Remsen (1901)
"Owing to this power to combine with water, phosphorus pentoxide is used for the purpose of drying gases and as a dehydrating agent. ..."

6. Inorganic Chemistry by Ira Remsen (1898)
"The pentoxide is a crystallized substance, which readily decomposes into nitrogen peroxide and oxygen. Inconsequence of the ease with which it gives up its ..."

7. Chemical Lecture Experiments by Francis Gano Benedict (1901)
"Preparation of phosphorus pentoxide by combustion of phosphorus in air. — See Ex. 26, p. 29. ... Phosphorus pentoxide, on heating, sublimes without melting. ..."

8. Chemical Lecture Experiments by Francis Gano Benedict (1901)
"Preparation of phosphorus pentoxide by combustion of phosphorus in air. — See Ex. '_'1"i, p. ... Phosphorus pentoxide, on heating, sublimes without melting. ..."

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