Usage examples for oxide

  1. In December, 1844, Horace Wells, a dentist of Hartford, had a tooth extracted by his own request while under the influence of nitrous oxide; and the following month he came to Boston, and having made his discovery known, an operation at the hospital was undertaken with his assistance, but the patient screamed, and it proved a failure so far as anaesthesia was concerned. – Cambridge Sketches by Frank Preston Stearns
  2. This paper, after desiccation and exposure to light, possesses the property of reducing the solution of silver nitrate and that of chloride of gold, and of turning blue with a solution of potassium ferncyanate in the parts where light has reduced the iron sesquichloride into the oxide at the minimum. – Photographic Reproduction Processes by P.C. Duchochois
  3. Examine some silver oxide, AgO, before the Bp. – The Elements of Blowpipe Analysis by Frederick Hutton Getman
  4. Bullocks don't wear Oxide of iron! – The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood
  5. On evaporating the water- solution to dryness and heating strongly in a China cup, a vitriol peat gives off white choking fumes of sulphuric acid, and there remains, after burning, brown- red oxide of iron in the dish. – Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel by Samuel William Johnson
  6. This altered upper part of the ore bodies is usually called the oxide zone. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  7. But how much in addition is owing to carbonic oxide, we can not know, until we know something of the actual amount of this gas in rooms, and as yet we know absolutely nothing definite. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  8. Is it an oxide? – An Introduction to Chemical Science by R.P. Williams
  9. Failure through this cause is found only occasionally in brick containing a high percentage of iron oxide. – Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
  10. Compounds of iron have been taken into solution by ground water from soil and rocks, and are now changed to the insoluble oxide on exposure to the oxygen of the air. – The Elements of Geology by William Harmon Norton
  11. But it is still more unbelievable that a prejudice, equally unfounded, existed against putting into the blast furnaces the roll- scale from the mills which was pure oxide of iron. – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
  12. Descending underground waters charged with oxygen have decomposed the iron carbonate and deposited the iron, in the form of iron oxide, in troughs of the strata where their downward progress was arrested by impervious floors. – The Elements of Geology by William Harmon Norton
  13. The cell is filled with dilute sulphuric acid, and there will be no electrical action till the cell has been charged by running a current of electricity through it and forming a lead oxide on one plate. – Electricity and Magnetism Nature's Miracles, Vol. III. by Elisha Gray
  14. It was stained by oxide of iron. – A Manual of the Antiquity of Man by J. P. MacLean