Definition of Thoria

1. n. A rare white earthy substance, consisting of the oxide of thorium; -- formerly called also thorina.



Definition of Thoria

1. Noun. (minerology) The rare earth, thorium oxide. ¹

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Definition of Thoria

1. an oxide of thorium [n -S]

Medical Definition of Thoria

1. A rare white earthy substance, consisting of the oxide of thorium; formerly called also thorina. Origin: NL. See Thorite. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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thoria (current term)
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Literary usage of Thoria

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1. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis. by C. Remigius Fresenius, Samuel William Johnson (1870)
"... and thoria). When pure it is white, but when it contains erbia and ... thoria, and zirconia)—Potassa throws down white hydrate which ig insoluble in ..."

2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial ScienceChemistry (1902)
"The hydroxide prepared from the de-emanated thoria possessed 128 per cent, that from the ordinary thoria 108 per cent of the emanating power of ordinary ..."

3. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1905)
"This solution contained per loo'O cc, 0-4765 grm. of ignited thoria and ... The thoria was after the separation of the lead thrown down by ammonia and ..."

4. Manual of Mineralogy: Including Observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of by James Dwight Dana (1868)
"Thorite is a hydrous silicate of thoria. Color black to resin-yellow. ... The earth thoria has been found only in a rare mineral named from its constitution ..."

5. Manual of Mineralogy: Including Observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of by James Dwight Dana (1850)
"thoria. The earth thoria has been found only in a rare mineral named from its ... Thorite is a hydrous silicate of thoria. It is a black vitreous mineral ..."

6. Manual of Mineralogy: Including Observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of by James Dwight Dana (1877)
"thoria. The earth thoria has been found only in a rare mineral named from its ... Thorite is a hydrous silicate of thoria. Color black to resin-yellow. ..."

7. A System of Instruction in Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1864)
"thoria (Th 0). thoria is a very rare earth found in thorite and ... Thorite (silicate of thoria) is decomposed by concentrated hydrochlor acid, ..."

8. Manual of Mineralogy: Including Observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of by James Dwight Dana (1851)
"thoria. The earth thoria has been found only in a rare mineral named from its ... Thorite is a hydrous silicate of thoria. It is a black vitreous mineral ..."

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