magnesium peroxide

noun Chemistry.

a white, tasteless, water-insoluble powder, MgO2, used as an antiseptic and as an oxidizing and bleaching agent.

Nearby words

  1. magnesium arsenate,
  2. magnesium carbonate,
  3. magnesium hydroxide,
  4. magnesium light,
  5. magnesium oxide,
  6. magnesium salicylate,
  7. magnesium silicate,
  8. magnesium sulfate,
  9. magnesium trisilicate,
  10. magnet

Also called magnesium dioxide. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019