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See also: Peroxide
- (inorganic chemistry) a divalent radical or anion containing two oxygen atoms linked by a covalent bond; any substance containing this group which yields hydrogen peroxide when treated with an acid
- hydrogen peroxide, especially an aqueous solution used as a bleach
- (organic chemistry) Any unstable compound or general formula R-O-O-R'
chemical compound with two oxygen atoms
hydrogen peroxide — see hydrogen peroxide
- Hyphenation: per‧oxi‧de