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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Ability to absorb the light and coloring of the glaze associated with it, with the same oxide-colorant, are varying if one basic oxide in the oxide molecule is replaced by the other one.
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.
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