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lithium oxide

noun Chemistry.

a white powder, Li2O, with strong alkaline properties: used in ceramics and glass.


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Nearby words

lithium carbonate, lithium chloride, lithium citrate, lithium fluoride, lithium hydroxide, lithium oxide, lithium stearate, litho, litho-, litho., lithoclast
Also called lithia. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for lithium oxide

lithium oxide


a white crystalline compound. It absorbs carbon dioxide and water vapour
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