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lead monoxide

[led] /lɛd/
noun, Chemistry
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1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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lead monoxide

a poisonous insoluble oxide of lead existing in red and yellow forms: used in making glass, glazes, and cements, and as a pigment. Formula: PbO Systematic name lead(II) oxide Also called litharge, plumbous oxide
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