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yttria

[ i-tree-uh ]
/ ˈɪ tri ə /
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noun Chemistry.
a white, water-insoluble powder, Y2O3, used chiefly in incandescent gas and acetylene mantles.
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Also called yttrium oxide.

Origin of yttria

1790–1800; <New Latin, named after Ytterby.See ytterbia
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British Dictionary definitions for yttria

yttria
/ (ˈɪtrɪə) /

noun
another name for yttrium oxide

Word Origin for yttria

C19: New Latin, named after Ytterby; see ytterbia
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