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ceria

[seer-ee-uh] /ˈsɪər i ə/
noun
1.
a white-to-yellow, heavy powder, cerium dioxide, CeO 2 , usually derived from cerium nitrate by decomposition with heat: used chiefly in ceramics, glass polishing, and decolorizing.
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  • The sensor utilizes a ceria-based electrolyte, and metal wire electrodes.
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ceria

/ˈsɪərɪə/
noun
1.
another name (not in technical usage) for ceric oxide
Word Origin
New Latin, from cerium
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