What does the word dioxide mean?

Usage examples for dioxide

  1. For only very deep water can possibly show a blue colour by reflected light, while a dust- laden atmosphere- especially with a layer of very dense gas at the bottom of it, as would be the case with the newly evaporated carbon- dioxide from the diminishing snow- cap - would provide the very conditions likely to produce this blue tinge of colour. – Is Mars Habitable? by Alfred Russel Wallace
  2. 12. Trace carbon dioxide from the cells to the outside atmosphere. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.

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