tetroxide
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1863 a compound of an element or group with four atoms of oxygen

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  • Tetroxide — Tet*rox ide, n. [Tetra + oxide.] (Chem.) An oxide having four atoms of oxygen in the molecule; a quadroxide; as, osmium tetroxide, {OsO4}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tetroxide — [te träk′sīd΄] n. any oxide with four atoms of oxygen in each molecule …   English World dictionary

  • tetroxide — An oxide containing four oxygen atoms; e.g., OsO4. * * * te·trox·ide te träk .sīd n a compound of an element or group with four atoms of oxygen see OSMIUM TETROXIDE * * * te·trox·ide (tĕ trokґsīd) a compound of an element or a radical… …   Medical dictionary

  • tetroxide — /te trok suyd, sid/, n. Chem. an oxide whose molecule contains four atoms of oxygen. [1865 70; TETR + OXIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • tetroxide — noun any oxide containing four oxygen atoms in each molecule …   Wiktionary

  • tetroxide — n. chemical compound which has four oxygen atoms …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tetroxide — te·trox·ide …   English syllables

  • tetroxide — te•trox•ide [[t]tɛˈtrɒk saɪd, sɪd[/t]] n. chem. an oxide whose molecule contains four atoms of oxygen • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • tetroxide — /tɛˈtrɒksaɪd/ (say te troksuyd) noun an oxide which contains in its molecule four atoms of oxygen. Also, tetroxid /tɛˈtrɒksəd/ (say te troksuhd) …   Australian English dictionary

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

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