lead monoxide

lead monoxide

[led]
noun Chemistry.

Origin:
1905–10

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lead monoxide (lɛd)
 
n
Systematic name: lead(II) oxide, litharge, Also called: plumbous oxide 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

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