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yttria

[ih-tree-uh] /ˈɪ tri ə/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
a white, water-insoluble powder, Y 2 O 3 , used chiefly in incandescent gas and acetylene mantles.
Also called yttrium oxide.
Origin of yttria
1790-1800
1790-1800; < New Latin, named after Ytterby. See ytterbia
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yttria

/ˈɪtrɪə/
noun
1.
another name for yttrium oxide
Word Origin
C19: New Latin, named after Ytterby; see ytterbia
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