lead monoxide

lead monoxide
noun Date: 1869 a yellow to brownish-red poisonous compound PbO used in rubber manufacture and glassmaking

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  • Lead(II) oxide — Chembox new ImageFile = ImageSize = 100px IUPACName = Lead(II) oxide OtherNames = Plumbous oxide, lead monoxide, massicot, litharge Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 1317 36 8 PubChem = SMILES = Section2 = Chembox Properties Formula = PbO… …   Wikipedia

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  • lead oxide — ˈled noun : a binary compound of lead and oxygen; especially : lead monoxide compare lead dioxide, minium, red lead * * * /led/ 1. litharge. 2. any oxide of lead, as red lead. * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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