suboxide

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sub·ox·ide

(sŭb-ok'sīd),
That member of a series of oxides containing the least oxygen.
Synonym(s): protoxide

suboxide

(sŭb-ŏk′sīd′)
n.
An oxide containing a relatively small amount of oxygen.

suboxide

(sŭb-ŏk′sīdz)
In a series of oxides, one that contains the smallest amount of oxygen.
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When the vapour of ether, sufficiently diluted with atmospheric air is inhaled it causes a sensation of fullness in the head and effects analogous to those caused by the protoxide of nitrogen.
In system titan--carbon exists one chemical compound--carbide the titan, having wide area of homogeneity and inclined to formation of firm solutions with protoxide (OiO) and nitride (OiN) of the titan, carbide the titan at high temperatures reacts with nitrogen with formation of firm solutions OiN-OiN (Safronov et al.
Chrome oxidizing at the expense of oxygen and iron protoxide may proceed, depending upon chemical composition of the metal, with formation of chromite FeOx[Cr.