dioxide
Deutoxide Deu*tox"ide (?; 104), n. [Pref. deut- + oxide.] (Chem.) A compound containing in the molecule two atoms of oxygen united with some other element or radical; -- usually called {dioxide}, or less frequently, {binoxide}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Dioxide — Di*ox ide (?; 104), n. [Pref. di + oxide.] (Chem.) (a) An oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in each molecule; binoxide. (b) An oxide containing but one atom or equivalent of oxygen to two of a metal; a suboxide. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {Carbon… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dioxide — ► NOUN Chemistry ▪ an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in its molecule or empirical formula …   English terms dictionary

  • dioxide — [dī äks′īd΄, dī äksid] n. an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen per molecule …   English World dictionary

  • dioxide — A molecule containing two atoms of oxygen; e.g., carbon d., CO2. * * * di·ox·ide ( )dī äk .sīd n an oxide (as carbon dioxide) containing two atoms of oxygen in a molecule * * * di·ox·ide (di okґsīd) 1. a binary compound containing two oxide… …   Medical dictionary

  • dioxide — /duy ok suyd, sid/, n. Chem. an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen, each of which is bonded directly to an atom of a second element, as manganese dioxide, MnO2, or nitrogen dioxide, NO2. [1840 50; DI 1 + OXIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • dioxide — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1847 an oxide (as carbon dioxide) containing two atoms of oxygen in the molecule …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dioxide — di|ox|ide [daıˈɔksaıd US ˈa:k ] n [U and C] a chemical ↑compound that contains two atoms of oxygen and one atom of another chemical ↑element →↑carbon dioxide …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dioxide — [[t]daɪɒ̱ksaɪd[/t]] see carbon dioxide …   English dictionary

  • dioxide — noun (C, U) technical a chemical compound containing two atoms of oxygen to every atom of another element (=simple substance) see also: carbon dioxide …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • dioxide — /daɪˈɒksaɪd/ (say duy oksuyd) noun 1. an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen per molecule, as manganese dioxide, MnO2. 2. (loosely) peroxide. {di 1 + oxide} …   Australian English dictionary

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