Plumbous Plum"bous, a. [From {Plumbum}.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, lead; -- used specifically to designate those compounds in which it has a lower valence as contrasted with plumbic compounds. [1913 Webster]

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  • plumbous — [plum′bəs] adj. [L plumbosus < plumbum, LEAD2: see PLUMB] of, like, or containing lead, esp. divalent lead …   English World dictionary

  • plumbous — /plum beuhs/, adj. Chem. containing bivalent lead. [1675 85; < L plumbosus. See PLUMB, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • plumbous — adjective a) Of, pertaining to, resembling or containing lead. b) Specifically, of compounds in which it has a lower valence as contrasted with plumbic compounds …   Wiktionary

  • plumbous — adj. containing lead …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plumbous — [ plʌmbəs] adjective Chemistry of lead with a valency of two; of lead(II). Compare with plumbic. Origin C17: from L. plumbosus full of lead …   English new terms dictionary

  • plumbous — plum·bous …   English syllables

  • plumbous — /ˈplʌmbəs/ (say plumbuhs) adjective Obsolete containing divalent lead. {Latin plumbōsus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • plumbous — n. Chem. containing lead in its divalent form …   Useful english dictionary

  • plumbous acids — plumbito rūgštys statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis 1. ↑ metaplumbito rūgštis; 2. ↑ ortoplumbito rūgštis. atitikmenys: angl. plumbous acids rus. свинцовистые кислоты ryšiai: sinonimas – plumbato rūgštys …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • plumbous oxide — Chem. litharge. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

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