iron-monoxide

iron monoxide

noun Chemistry.
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ferrous oxide

noun Chemistry.
a black powder, FeO, insoluble in water, soluble in acid.
Also called iron monoxide.


Origin:
1870–75

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ferrous oxide  
A black powder used to make steel, green heat-absorbing glass, and enamels. Chemical formula: FeO.
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