Definition of "trioxide" [tri•ox•ide]

  • (noun) An oxide containing three oxygen atoms per molecule.

Use "trioxide" in a sentence

  • "A refining facility handles this purification, and then chemically transforms the yellow cake into uranium trioxide, which is now suitable for FURTHER PROCESSING."
  • "The trioxide is a white powder readily dissolved by ammonia."
  • "The vapors would bond with any number of substances left by the finger—amino and lactic acids, glucose, potassium and carbon trioxide—and the resulting reaction created a visible print."

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