Kostylevite vs. Oxygen

Kostylevite vs. Oxygen — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Kostylevite and Oxygen

Kostylevitenoun

(mineral) A monoclinic-prismatic mineral containing hydrogen, oxygen, potassium, silicon, and zirconium.

Oxygennoun

A nonmetallic element constituting 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume that occurs as a diatomic gas, O2, and in many compounds such as water and silica, and in iron ore. It combines with most elements, is essential for plant and animal respiration, and is required for nearly all combustion. Ozone, O3, is an allotrope of this element. Atomic number 8; atomic weight 15.9994; melting point -218.79°C; boiling point -182.9°C; gas density at 0°C 1.429 grams per liter; valence 2. See Periodic Table.

Oxygennoun

A chemical element (symbol O) with an atomic number of 8 and relative atomic mass of 15.9994.

Oxygennoun

Molecular oxygen (O2), a colorless, odorless gas at room temperature.

Oxygennoun

(medicine) A mixture of oxygen and other gases, administered to a patient to help him or her to breathe.

Oxygennoun

(countable) An atom of this element.

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Oxygennoun

a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust