uranium trioxide


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uranium trioxide

[yə′rā·nē·əm trī′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
UO3 A poisonous, radioactive, red to yellow powder; soluble in nitric acid, insoluble in water; decomposes when heated; used in ceramics and pigments and for uranium refining. Also known as orange oxide; uranium oxide.