barium peroxide


nounChemistry.
  1. a grayish-white, water-insoluble, poisonous powder, BaO2, used chiefly in the manufacture of hydrogen peroxide and as a bleaching agent for textiles.

  • Also called barium dioxide.

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  • The rear chamber of the bullet held a cup containing the mixture of barium peroxide and magnesium.