Usage examples for oxide

  1. He does not know the philosophy he calls into play when he sprinkles a little sand over the oxide of iron, but he has a fine philosophy there, or practises it, when he gets his welding. – The Chemical History Of A Candle by Michael Faraday
  2. There is one very important matter in regard to the use of furnaces, which is thus stated by Professor Brewer: I think it is a well- established fact that carbonic oxide will pass through iron. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  3. 68 3. 00 Oxide of Iron, 1. 92 1. 20 Loss by Evaporation, 1. 40 . – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings
  4. 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
  5. This altered upper part of the ore bodies is usually called the oxide zone. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  6. 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
  7. Some grass- tree country was also passed, covered with quartz pebbles, white, or colored with oxide of iron. – The Overland Expedition of The Messrs. Jardine by Frank Jardine and Alexander Jardine
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. It was stained by oxide of iron. – A Manual of the Antiquity of Man by J. P. MacLean
  11. Is it an oxide – An Introduction to Chemical Science by R.P. Williams
  12. 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.
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Examine some silver oxide AgO, before the Bp. – The Elements of Blowpipe Analysis by Frederick Hutton Getman
  17. Bullocks don't wear Oxide of iron! – The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood
  18. When they had been thoroughly soaked in the liquid for several days they were dried and exposed to a red- heat until the vegetable matter was burnt up and nothing remained but an oxide of iron, which was found to have taken the form of the deal so exactly that casts even of the dotted vessels peculiar to this family of plants were distinctly visible under the microscope. – The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell
  19. 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