pentoxide
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1869 an oxide containing five atoms of oxygen in the molecule

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  • Pentoxide — Pen*tox ide, n. [Penta + oxide.] (Chem.) An oxide containing five atoms of oxygen in each molecule; as, phosphorus pentoxide, {P2O5}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pentoxide — [pent äk′sīd΄] n. [ PENT(A) + OXIDE] an oxide that contains five oxygen atoms in its molecule …   English World dictionary

  • pentoxide — /pen tok suyd/, n. Chem. an oxide containing five atoms of oxygen, as phosphorus pentoxide, P2O5. [1860 65; PENT + OXIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • pentoxide — An oxide containing five oxygen atoms; e.g., phosphorus p., P2O5. * * * pent·ox·ide pent äk .sīd n an oxide containing five atoms of oxygen in the molecule see IODINE PENTOXIDE * * * pen·tox·ide (pən tokґsīd) an oxide containing five… …   Medical dictionary

  • pentoxide — pent•ox•ide [[t]pɛnˈtɒk saɪd[/t]] n. chem. an oxide containing five atoms of oxygen, as phosphorus pentoxide, P2O5 • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • pentoxide — noun any oxide containing five oxygen atoms in each molecule …   Wiktionary

  • pentoxide — pent·oxide …   English syllables

  • pentoxide — noun an oxide containing five atoms of oxygen in the molecule • Hypernyms: ↑oxide …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phosphorus pentoxide — Phosphorus pentoxide …   Wikipedia

  • Niobium pentoxide — IUPAC name Niobium(V) oxide …   Wikipedia

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