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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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Examples for nickel oxide
  • The window is constructed of thin films of tungsten oxide and lithium nickel oxide laminated with a polymer ion conductor.
  • Mixtures with mercurous or nickel oxide react vigorously with hydrogen sulfide in air.
  • Mixtures of barium oxide with mercurous or nickel oxide also react vigorously with hydrogen sulfide in air.
  • The electrolyte and anode are comprised of multi-layered tape castings of both zirconia and nickel oxide ceramics.

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