Tellurous Tel"lu*rous, a. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to tellurium; derived from, or containing, tellurium; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a lower valence as contrasted with {telluric} compounds; as, tellurous acid, which is analogous to sulphurous acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • tellurous — [tel′yo͞o rəs, tel′yərəs; te loor′əs, təloor′əs] adj. of, derived from, or containing tellurium, esp. in a lower valence than in the corresponding telluric compounds …   English World dictionary

  • tellurous — /tel yeuhr euhs, te loor euhs/, adj. Chem. containing tetravalent tellurium. [1835 45; TELLUR(IUM) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • tellurous — adjective Containing tellurium in a higher valency than in telluric compounds …   Wiktionary

  • tellurous — tel·lu·rous …   English syllables

  • tellurous — tel•lu•rous [[t]ˈtɛl yər əs, tɛˈlʊər əs[/t]] adj. chem. containing tetravalent tellurium • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • tellurous — /ˈtɛljərəs/ (say telyuhruhs), /tɛlˈjurəs/ (say tel yoohruhs), /təˈlurəs/ (say tuh loohruhs) adjective Obsolete containing tetravalent tellurium …   Australian English dictionary

  • tellurous — ˈtelyərəs; tə̇]ˈlu̇r , te], ]lˈyu̇ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tellur + ous : of, relating to, or containing tellurium used especially of compounds in which this element has a lower valence than in telluric compounds …   Useful english dictionary

  • tellurous acid — n. a white, crystalline powder, H2TeO3 * * * …   Universalium

  • tellurous acid — n. a white, crystalline powder, H2TeO3 …   English World dictionary

  • Tellurous acid — Chembox new Name = Tellurous acid ImageFile = Tellurous acid.jpg ImageName = IUPACName = Tellurous Acid OtherNames = ? Section1 = Chembox Identifiers SMILES = CASNo = ? ? ? Section2 = Chembox Properties Formula = H2TeO3 MolarMass = ?.?? g/mol… …   Wikipedia

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