iron oxide definition

  • noun:
    • some of numerous oxides of metal, such ferric oxide or ferrous oxide.
    • The element gotten because of the reaction of oxygen on iron. Either iron(II) oxide (old term ferrous oxide, chemical formula FeO) or iron(III) oxide (old term ferric oxide, chemical formula Fe2O3). Often known as corrosion whenever hydrated.
    • some of the oxides of metal, particularly ferric oxide.

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