<chemistry> An oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in each molecule; binoxide.

An oxide containing but one atom or equivalent of oxygen to two of a metal; a suboxide. Carbon dioxide. See Carbonic acid, under Carbonic.

Origin: Pref. Di- + oxide.

(01 Mar 1998)

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