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nickel oxide

noun, Chemistry
1.
a green, water-insoluble powder, NiO, used chiefly in the manufacture of nickel salts and in green pigments for ceramic paints.
Also called nickel monoxide, nickelous oxide, nickel protoxide.
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  • The green color here is due to nickel oxide which is present in the stone to the amount sometimes of one per cent.

  • The Edison storage cell (Figs. 269 and 270) has plates of iron and nickel oxide.

    Physics Willis Eugene Tower
  • But the nickel oxide will readily give up its excess of oxygen, and the iron will receive it back freely if permitted.

    ABC of Electricity William Henry Meadowcroft
  • Before going further we must consider another oxide—namely, nickel oxide.

    ABC of Electricity William Henry Meadowcroft
  • The ignited substance is nickel oxide (NiO), and contains 78.67 per cent.

    A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
  • The battery is said to be discharging as long as the iron is receiving oxygen from the nickel oxide.

    ABC of Electricity William Henry Meadowcroft
  • An ammoniacal solution of nickel oxide was prepared by dissolving the precipitated hydrated oxide in concentrated ammonia.

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