What does the word oxide mean?

Usage examples for oxide

  1. The acid in no way is altered, except in its combination with the oxide of zinc, which is produced. – The Chemical History Of A Candle by Michael Faraday
  2. The zones of oxide ores, secondary sulphide ores, and primary or protores are in most silver deposits much less regular and much less definitely marked than in the case of copper ores. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith