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ceric oxide[′sir·ik ′äk‚sīd]
CeO2 A pale-yellow to white powder; soluble in sulfuric acid, insoluble in dilute acid and water; used in ceramics and as a polish for optical glass. Also known as ceria; cerium dioxide; cerium oxide.
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