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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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Carbon dioxide - the dominant greenhouse gas warming the earth - is food for trees and plants.
The report firstly introduced the Silicon Dioxide basics: definitions, classifications, applications and market overview; product specifications; manufacturing processes; cost structures, raw materials and so on.
With the emergence of plants, CO2 levels started balancing out, as photosynthesis uses carbon dioxide, water, and light to create glucose and oxygen.
The largest source of sulfur dioxide in the atmosphere is the burning of fossil fuels by power plants and other industrial facilities.
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Titanium dioxide is manufactured using either a chloride process or a sulfate process.
The anatase grade type segment of the global titanium dioxide market is projected to grow at the highest CAGR from 2016 to 2021.
The model shows good correlation with experimental data points and is valid for carbon dioxide loadings of 0.001 to 0.9 for MDEA and AMP, and 0.002 to 0.48 for MEA and DEA, over a wide range of amine concentration, pressure and temperature.
Industrial gases company Praxair (NYSE:PX) revealed on Tuesday the launch of an agreement to acquire by-product carbon dioxide from US Nitrogen LLC, a subsidiary of Austin Powder Company.
CCS is the process of collecting waste carbon dioxide from places where it is heavily produced as a byproduct, such as fossil-fuelled power plants.