iron oxide

iron oxide
noun Date: 1864 any of several oxides of iron: as a. ferric oxide b. the monoxide FeO of iron

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  • Iron oxide — pigment Role of iron oxides …   Wikipedia

  • iron oxide — n. any oxide of iron, esp. ferric oxide or ferrous oxide …   English World dictionary

  • Iron oxide — I ron ox ide, n. (Chem.) Any of the oxides of iron, especially {ferric oxide}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • iron oxide — n any of several oxides of iron esp FERRIC OXIDE …   Medical dictionary

  • iron oxide — noun : any of several natural or synthetic oxides or hydrated oxides of iron: as a. : anhydrous or hydrated ferric oxide varying in color from red, brown, or black to orange or yellow depending in part on the degree of hydration and the purity… …   Useful english dictionary

  • iron oxide — noun The compound obtained by the reaction of oxygen on iron. Either iron(II) oxide (old term ferrous oxide, chemical formula FeO) or iron(III) oxide (old term ferric oxide, chemical formula FeO). Generally known as rust when hydrated. Syn: E172 …   Wiktionary

  • iron oxide — Chem. See ferric oxide. * * * …   Universalium

  • iron oxide — i′ron ox′ide n. mir chem. ferric oxide …   From formal English to slang

  • iron oxide — n. compound of iron and oxygen …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Iron oxide adsorption — is a water treatment process that is used to remove arsenic from drinking water. Arsenic is a common natural contaminant of well water and is highly carcinogenic. Iron oxide adsorption treatment for arsenic in groundwater is a commonly practiced… …   Wikipedia

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