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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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.
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