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nickel oxide

noun, Chemistry.
a green, water-insoluble powder, NiO, used chiefly in the manufacture of nickel salts and in green pigments for ceramic paints.
Also called nickel monoxide, nickelous oxide, nickel protoxide. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The Edison storage cell (Figs. 269 and 270) has plates of iron and nickel oxide.

    Physics Willis Eugene Tower
  • The ignited substance is nickel oxide (NiO), and contains 78.67 per cent.

    A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.

    Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
  • Before going further we must consider another oxide—namely, nickel oxide.

    ABC of Electricity William Henry Meadowcroft
  • The battery is said to be discharging as long as the iron is receiving oxygen from the nickel oxide.

    ABC of Electricity William Henry Meadowcroft
  • But the nickel oxide will readily give up its excess of oxygen, and the iron will receive it back freely if permitted.

    ABC of Electricity William Henry Meadowcroft
  • The green color here is due to nickel oxide which is present in the stone to the amount sometimes of one per cent.

  • An ammoniacal solution of nickel oxide was prepared by dissolving the precipitated hydrated oxide in concentrated ammonia.

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