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barium oxide

noun, Chemistry
baryta (def 1).
Also called barium monoxide, barium protoxide. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for barium oxide
  • One of these is barium oxide, something with a half-life and, aluminum oxide as well.
  • barium oxide is used to remove water from organic solvents.
  • Mixtures of barium oxide with mercurous or nickel oxide also react vigorously with hydrogen sulfide in air.
British Dictionary definitions for barium oxide

barium oxide

a white or yellowish-white poisonous heavy powder used esp as a dehydrating agent. Formula: BaO Also called baryta
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