Definition of Suboxide

1. n. An oxide containing a relatively small amount of oxygen, and less than the normal proportion; as, potassium suboxide, K4O.



Definition of Suboxide

1. Noun. (chemistry) any oxide containing a small proportion of oxygen ¹

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Definition of Suboxide

1. an oxide containing relatively little oxygen [n -S]

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Literary usage of Suboxide

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1. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius, Samuel William Johnson (1874)
"suboxide OK MERCURY is a black powder which is readily soluble in nitric acid, ... The SALTS OF suboxide OF MERCURY volatilize upon ignition ; most of them ..."

2. Manual of qualitative chemical analysis: From the Last English and German by C. Remigius Fresenius (1867)
"suboxide OF MERCURY is a black powder which is readily soluble ... The SALTS OF suboxide OF MERCURY volatilize upon ignition ; most of them suffer ..."

3. Quantitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1876)
"suboxide OF MERCURY. a. Solution. suboxide of mercury and its compounds may generally be dissolved by means of dilute nitric acid, but without application ..."

4. Organic Chemistry for Advanced Students by Julius Berend Cohen (1918)
"Both ketene and carbon suboxide are colourless and poisonous gases, with an unpleasant and ... Ketene can be liquefied at — 56°, carbon suboxide at 7°. ..."

5. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1851)
"The whole is suffered to cool before the suboxide is removed. ... But the suboxide, when heated to dull redness, out of contact of air, is resolved into a ..."

6. The Mineral Industry (1899)
"Ei- perience has taught that with refined, purest electrolytic copper, for rolling and conductivity purposes, from 0-6 to 0-8$ of suboxide will cause the ..."

7. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by Arnold Frederik. Holleman (1920)
"This mode of formation indicates that carbon suboxide has the constitutional formula X) Carbon suboxide is stable only at low temperature; ..."

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