dioxide


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dioxide

1. any oxide containing two oxygen atoms per molecule, both of which are bonded to an atom of another element
2. another name for a peroxide

dioxide

[dī′äk‚sīd]
(chemistry)
A compound containing two atoms of oxygen.
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