Diovan Dioxin

Dioxide

Meanings and phrases

dioxide

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n.
  1. an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in the molecule

barium dioxide

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n.
  1. a white toxic powder obtained by heating barium oxide in air; barium peroxide

carbon dioxide

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n.
  1. a heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances; absorbed from the air by plants in photosynthesis; CO2; carbonic acid gas
E.g.
  • These include nitrate, sulfate, and carbon dioxide.
  • China is the world's largest carbon dioxide emitter.
  • After this, it can be metabolized to carbon dioxide.

carbon dioxide acidosis

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n.
  1. acidosis resulting from reduced gas exchange in the lungs (as in emphysema or pneumonia); excess carbon dioxide combines with water to form carbonic acid which increases the acidity of the blood; respiratory acidosis

chlorine dioxide

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n.
  1. an explosive gas (ClO2) used chiefly in bleaching paper or starch or soap or flour and in water purification

nitrogen dioxide

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n.
  1. a highly poisonous brown gas (NO2)
E.g.
  • (NO) refers to nitric oxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO).
  • The plant removes both dust and nitrogen dioxide from the tunnel air.
  • Then the air is drawn through a large carbon filter, which removes the nitrogen dioxide.

silicon dioxide

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n.
  1. a white or colorless vitreous insoluble solid (SiO2); various forms occur widely in the earth's crust as quartz or cristobalite or tridymite or lechatelierite; silica; silicon oxide
E.g.
  • Quartz glass is a form of silicon dioxide (SiO) with amorphous solid structure.
  • Silicates are similar to silicon dioxide and some could have lower boiling points than silica.
  • The result was a fine, glassy powder of silicon dioxide, which could be pressed into various shapes.

sulfur dioxide

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n.
  1. a colorless toxic gas (SO2) that occurs in the gases from volcanoes; used in many manufacturing processes and present in industrial emissions; causes acid rain; sulphur dioxide
E.g.
  • Several first responders were sickened by sulfur dioxide gas.
  • Combustion of fuels produces sulfur dioxide and nitric oxides.
  • The FGD equipment would reduce sulfur dioxide () emissions by 98%.

sulphur dioxide

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n.
  1. a colorless toxic gas (SO2) that occurs in the gases from volcanoes; used in many manufacturing processes and present in industrial emissions; causes acid rain; sulfur dioxide

titanium dioxide

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n.
  1. a white powder used as a pigment for its high covering power and durability; titanium oxide; titanic oxide; titania
E.g.
  • Specialized supports include silicon dioxide, titanium dioxide, calcium carbonate, and barium sulfate.
  • Alternative materials such as using photophoretic particles, titanium dioxide, and diamond have been proposed.
  • The interference layer may be made of several materials, depending on the desired refractive index, such as titanium dioxide.

zirconium dioxide

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n.
  1. a white crystalline oxide; used in refractories and in insulation and abrasives and enamels and glazes; zirconium oxide; zirconia

dioxide emissions

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E.g.
  • However capturing carbon dioxide emissions is generally not economically viable.
  • In 2016 world gross carbon dioxide emissions from coal usage were 14.5 giga tonnes.
  • In 2006, U.S. carbon dioxide emissions, largely from fossil fuel combustion, were estimated at nearly .

carbon dioxide emissions

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E.g.
  • However capturing carbon dioxide emissions is generally not economically viable.
  • In 2016 world gross carbon dioxide emissions from coal usage were 14.5 giga tonnes.
  • In 2006, U.S. carbon dioxide emissions, largely from fossil fuel combustion, were estimated at nearly .
E.g.
  • As such, of atmospheric carbon dioxide contains carbon-14.
  • Increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide means increase in global temperature.
  • This event could have led to a draw down of atmospheric carbon dioxide of up to 470 ppm.

dioxide levels

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E.g.
  • Rather, breathing is stimulated by higher carbon dioxide levels.
  • For contrast, today the carbon dioxide levels are at 400 ppm or 0.04%.
  • Humidity is maintained at 95 percent and carbon dioxide levels are also controlled.
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