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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dioxide  \Di*ox"ide\  (?;  104),  n.  [Pref.  di-  +  oxide.]  (Chem.) 
  a  An  oxide  containing  two  atoms  of  oxygen  in  each  molecule; 
  binoxide. 
  b  An  oxide  containing  but  one  atom  or  equivalent  of  oxygen 
  to  two  of  a  metal;  a  suboxide.  [Obs.] 
 
  {Carbon  dioxide}.  See  {Carbonic  acid},  under  {Carbonic}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dioxide 
  n  :  an  oxide  containing  two  atoms  of  oxygen  in  the  molecule 




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