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lithium oxide

noun, Chemistry
a white powder, Li 2 O, with strong alkaline properties: used in ceramics and glass.
Also called lithia. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • When lithium-air batteries are discharged, the lithium metal reacts with oxygen to form lithium oxide and release electrons.
British Dictionary definitions for lithium oxide

lithium oxide

a white crystalline compound. It absorbs carbon dioxide and water vapour
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