nickel oxide


nounChemistry.
  1. 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.

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How to use nickel oxide in a sentence

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

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  • Before going further we must consider another oxide—namely, nickel oxide.

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  • The positive plate is made up of small, perforated tubes containing nickel oxide mixed with very thin flakes of metallic nickel.

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  • The battery is said to be discharging as long as the iron is receiving oxygen from the nickel oxide.

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

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