What does dioxide mean?

Definitions for dioxide
daɪˈɒk saɪd, -sɪddiox·ide

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dioxidenoun

    an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in the molecule


  1. dioxidenoun

    Any oxide containing two oxygen atoms in each molecule.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dioxidenoun

    an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in each molecule; binoxide

    Etymology: [Pref. di- + oxide.]

  2. Dioxidenoun

    an oxide containing but one atom or equivalent of oxygen to two of a metal; a suboxide

    Etymology: [Pref. di- + oxide.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dioxide

    dī-oks′īd, n. an oxide containing two equivalents of oxygen to one of a metal. [Gr. di-, twice, and oxide.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'dioxide' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4784

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    Rank popularity for the word 'dioxide' in Nouns Frequency: #2415

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dioxide in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dioxide in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of dioxide in a Sentence

  1. Scott Pruitt:

    Look, let me say to you, CO2( carbon dioxide) contributes to greenhouse gas, it has a greenhouse gas effect and global warming, as methane does and other types of gases, the issue is how much we contribute to it from the human activity perspective and what can be done about it from a process perspective, Chris.

  2. Geosciences Professor Bogdan Onac:

    The interval also marks the last time the Earths atmospheric CO2 [carbon dioxide levels] was as high as today, providing important clues about what the future holds in the face of current anthropogenic warming.

  3. Cyril Brun:

    The yeast converts the sugar into alcohol, and because of the pressure, carbon dioxide is created, providing a shower of bubbles.

  4. Rob Jackson:

    I wouldn't be shocked to see a 5% or more drop in carbon dioxide emissions this year, something not seen since the end of World War Two, neither the fall of the Soviet Union nor the various oil or savings and loan crises of the past 50 years are likely to have affected emissions the way this crisis is.

  5. Robert Jackson:

    For carbon dioxide, we've always known about power plants and smokestacks and things like that ; but with methane, until recent years, we didn't understand how much an influence a small number of large sources have really had, we didn't understand how long the tail was and how important the super-emitters were for reducing emissions.

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