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stannic oxide

noun, Chemistry
1.
a white, amorphous, water-insoluble powder, SnO 2 , used chiefly in the manufacture of ceramic glazes and glass, and of polishing powders for metal, glass, and marble.
Also called tin ash.
Origin of stannic oxide
1840-1850
1840-50
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