magnesium oxide
magnesium oxide magnesium oxide n. (Chem.) Magnesia. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • magnesium oxide — n a white highly infusible compound MgO used esp. in refractories, cements, insulation, and fertilizers, in rubber manufacture, and in medicine as an antacid and mild laxative * * * [USP] a bulky (light m. oxide) or relatively dense (heavy m.… …   Medical dictionary

  • magnesium oxide — noun a white solid mineral that occurs naturally as periclase; a source of magnesium • Syn: ↑periclase, ↑magnesia • Hypernyms: ↑mineral • Substance Meronyms: ↑magnesium, ↑Mg, ↑atomic numbe …   Useful english dictionary

  • magnesium oxide — magnio oksidas statusas T sritis chemija formulė MgO atitikmenys: angl. magnesia; magnesium oxide rus. магнезия; магния оксид ryšiai: sinonimas – magnezija …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • magnesium oxide — noun A white powder (MgO) with a high melting point; it occurs naturally as periclase, an ore of magnesium. Syn: magnesia …   Wiktionary

  • magnesium oxide — noun Date: 1866 a white highly infusible compound MgO used especially in refractories, cements, insulation, and fertilizers, in rubber manufacture, and in medicine as an antacid and mild laxative …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • magnesium oxide — Chem. magnesia. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • magnesium oxide — magne′sium ox′ide n. chem. magnesia • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • magnesium oxide — /mægˌniziəm ˈɒksaɪd/ (say mag.neezeeuhm oksuyd) noun → magnesia …   Australian English dictionary

  • Magnesium oxide wallboard — (10 mm thickness) Magnesium oxide more commonly called magnesia is a versatile mineral that when used as part of a cement mixture and cast into thin cement panels under proper curing procedures and practices can be used in residential and… …   Wikipedia

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