basic oxide

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ba·sic ox·ide

a base anhydride; an oxide of an electropositive element or radical; it can combine with water to form a base.
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Magnesium oxide is an interesting basic oxide that has many applications in catalysis, adsorption and in the synthesis of refractory ceramics [13-16].
Combine silica chemically with a basic oxide such as soda, however, and the melting point is drastically reduced by many hundreds of degrees, making manufacture a commercial viability where otherwise it would not.
The exchange reactions may take place between the basic and amphoteric oxides since the acid oxides can form with the basic oxides the same complex compounds which are difficult to disrupt (4), (5).
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