Definitions for yttriaˈɪ tri ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

yt•tri•aˈɪ tri ə(n.)

  1. a white, water-insoluble powder, Y2O3, used chiefly in incandescent gas and acetylene mantles. Also called yt′trium ox′ide.

    Category: Chemistry

Origin of yttria:

< NL (1797), after Ytterby. See ytterbium , -a4


  1. yttria(Noun)

    yttrium oxide

  2. Origin: From Ytterby, a town in Sweden

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yttria(noun)

    the oxide, Y2O3, or earth, of yttrium


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