Metallic Compounds Definition

Lead(II) oxide or PbO is an example of a metallic compound.
Lead(II) oxide or PbO is an example of a metallic compound. Cultura Exclusive/GIPhotoStock / Getty Images

Definition: A metallic compound is a compound that contains one or more metal elements.

Examples: AgNO3 - Silver nitrate is a metallic compound.

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