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nickel'ic ox'ide



Chem.
a gray-black, water-insoluble powder, Ni2O3, which, at 600°C, decomposes to nickel oxide: used chiefly in storage batteries as an oxidizing agent. Also called black nickel oxide, nickel sesquioxide.

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