vanadium pentoxide

vanadium pentoxide
noun
any of various oxyacids of vanadium; known mostly in the form of its salts
Syn: ↑vanadic acid
Hypernyms: ↑oxyacid, ↑oxygen acid

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noun
: a yellowish red crystalline compound V2O5 that forms yellow colloidal solutions, that is obtained by roasting ammonium metavanadate in oxygen or as a by-product of smelting operations or from the soot of some petroleum fuel oils, and that is used in glass manufacture and as a catalyst for oxidations and other reactions; di-nitrogen pentoxide

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Chem.
a yellow to red crystalline compound, V2O5, slightly soluble in water, used as a catalyst for organic reactions, in glass to absorb ultraviolet radiation, and as a photographic developer.
[1880-85]

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vanadium pentoxide,
a yellowish-brown crystalline compound used as a catalyst in oxidation reactions, as a developer in photography, in textile dyeing, and in making certain inks. Formula: V2O5

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • vanadium pentoxide — a yellow to brown oxide of vanadium, used to add color and ultraviolet blocking to glass and as a component of photographic developers; its fumes can cause vanadiumism and vanadium bronchitis …   Medical dictionary

  • vanadium pentoxide — noun Date: 1869 a yellowish red crystalline compound V2O5 used especially in glass manufacture and as a catalyst …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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