Sentence Examples

  • It is decomposed by heat into the oxide and water, and is soluble in ammonia but not in excess of dilute potassium hydroxide; this latter property serves to distinguish it from zinc hydroxide.
  • It is of nocturnal and burrowing habits, and feeds on decomposed animal substances, larvae and termites.
  • Its power depends on the fact that it is slowly decomposed by the tissues, and free iodine given off.
  • It forms red crusts, is insoluble in cold water, but is decomposed by boiling water.
  • The original hypothesis of Baeyer suggested that the course of events is the following: the carbon dioxide is decomposed into carbon monoxide and oxygen, while water is simultaneously split up into hydrogen and oxygen; the hydrogen and the carbon monoxide unite to form formaldehyde and the oxygen is exhaled.

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