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mag·ne·si·um ox·ide

an antacid and laxative.
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(mag-ne'sh-a, 'zha) [L. magnesia, fr Gr. magnesia (lithos), the (stone) from Magnesia, a region of ancient Thessaly]
MgO, magnesium oxide.

calcined magnesia

Magnesium oxide.

light magnesia

Magnesium oxide.
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This report provides detailed historical analysis of global market for Electrical Grade Fused Magnesia from 2013-2018, and provides extensive market forecasts from 2019-2028 by region/country and subsectors.
Reference mixes containing only magnesia were used to determine effects of the alkali activator type on the hydration process.
Figure 1 shows the compressive strength values of different magnesium oxide contents in the case of using high-activity magnesia; Figure 2 is the compressive strength of different water-cement ratios in the carbon block.
The territory around Magnesia was extremely fertile, and produced excellent wine, figs, and cucumbers.
Section 2 describes the smelting process of arm-type electro-fused magnesia furnace and analyses the control difficulties.
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We've heard that milk of magnesia is an effective and economical underarm deodorant.
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Magnesium is named after Magnesia, a region in Thessaly,--.
Sit in at Magnesia Jordan*In protest at the redundancy of 100 laborers at the Magnesia Jordan Co., a number of the company's employees and workers held a sit in at the company's premises in Ghor Al Safi.