Definitions of dioxide

  1. An oxide containing but one atom or equivalent of oxygen to two of a metal; a suboxide. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A compound of two atoms of oxygen and one atom of a metal. Also, dioxid. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for dioxide

  1. You wouldn't know it on the dead surface, but two hundred miles deep in the Moon there's still molten lava, plentiful water in the form of steam, volcanic carbon- dioxide gas- the makings of oxygen. – Comet's Burial by Raymond Zinke Gallun
  2. Where there are unusual amounts of carbon dioxide or other gases present, they may by expansion cause the water to bubble. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith