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trioxide

[ trahy-ok-sahyd, -sid ]
/ traɪˈɒk saɪd, -sɪd /
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noun Chemistry.
an oxide containing three oxygen atoms, as As2O3.
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Origin of trioxide

First recorded in 1865–70; tri- + oxide
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British Dictionary definitions for trioxide

trioxide
/ (traɪˈɒksaɪd) /

noun
any oxide that contains three oxygen atoms per moleculesulphur trioxide, SO 3
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