barium peroxide
a grayish-white, water-insoluble, poisonous powder, BaO2, used chiefly in the manufacture of hydrogen peroxide and as a bleaching agent for textiles. Also called barium dioxide.

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  • barium peroxide — noun a white toxic powder obtained by heating barium oxide in air • Syn: ↑barium dioxide • Hypernyms: ↑baryta * * * noun also barium dioxide : a compound BaO2 obtained as a grayish white toxic powder by heating barium monoxide in air or oxygen… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • barium dioxide — noun a white toxic powder obtained by heating barium oxide in air • Syn: ↑barium peroxide • Hypernyms: ↑baryta * * * noun see barium peroxide …   Useful english dictionary

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