Definitions for: Dioxide


[n] an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in the molecule



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.]

Carbon dioxide. See Carbonic acid, under Carbonic.

See Also: carbon dioxide, carbonic acid gas, chlorine dioxide, CO, nitrogen dioxide, oxide, sulfur dioxide, sulphur dioxide

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