peroxide

[ puh-rok-sahyd ]SEE DEFINITION OF peroxide
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The lead grid is converted into peroxide of lead and becomes soft.

Chorus girls are inseparable from peroxide, Panhards and Pittsburg.

She had seen a large bottle of peroxide in Mrs. Cole-Mortimer's room.

This may be removed by redistillation with peroxide of manganese.

Peroxide of manganese; Braunstein, occurs abundantly in nature.

It is a combination of deutoxide and peroxide, with some baryta.

Those I use are—Chloride of lime, peroxide of hydrogen, and lysol, 2%.

"She must have spilled the peroxide," he said with a grating laugh.

Azilian, red archological layer, masses of peroxide of iron.

When ozone is mixed with peroxide of hydrogen, water and oxygen are formed.

WORD ORIGIN

1804, formed in English from per- "large amount" + oxide. Peroxide blonde is attested from 1918.

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