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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A white solid mineral that occurs naturally as periclase.

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  • MacNeil was using milk of magnesia, which is the hydroxide, for 'gastric acidity'.
  • Magnesium oxide, sometimes called magnesia or magnesia usta, resembles lime in many respects.
  • Commercially available opacifiers are based on zirconium silicate, prepared with other additions such as magnesia and zinc oxide.
  • Probably potash, magnesia, and lime salts are necessary. for more
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