Argentous
Argentous Ar*gen"tous, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, silver; -- said of certain silver compounds in which silver has a higher proportion than in argentic compounds; as, argentous chloride. [1913 Webster]

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  • argentous — [är jen′təs] adj. [< L argentum (see ARGENT) + OUS] of or containing monovalent silver …   English World dictionary

  • argentous — /ahr jen teuhs/, adj. Chem. containing univalent silver, as argentous chloride, AgCl. [1865 70; ARGENT + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • argentous — /aˈdʒɛntəs/ (say ah jentuhs) adjective Obsolete containing monovalent silver, as argentous chloride, AgCl …   Australian English dictionary

  • argentous — adjective a) Of, pertaining to or containing silver. b) Of certain compounds, containing silver in a higher proportion than in argentic compounds. Syn: argentic, silvery …   Wiktionary

  • argentous — Denoting a chemical compound containing silver as a singly charged (Ag+) ion. The vast majority of silver compounds contain the a. ion; where the ionic state of silver is not specifically stated, as in silver nitrate, the a. state is assumed. * * …   Medical dictionary

  • argentous — adj. of or pertaining to silver; (Chemistry) argentic, containing univalent silver, silvery …   English contemporary dictionary

  • argentous — argen·tous …   English syllables

  • argentous — adjective relating to compounds in which silver is univalent • Pertains to noun: ↑silver …   Useful english dictionary

  • argentic — adjective a) Of, pertaining to or containing silver. b) Of certain compounds, containing silver in a lower proportion than in argentous compounds. Syn: argentous, silvery …   Wiktionary

  • Silver(I) fluoride — chembox new ImageFile = silverIfluoride.jpg ImageSize = ImageFile1 = Silver(I) fluoride 3D ionic.png IUPACName = OtherNames = Section1 = Chembox Identifiers Abbreviations = CASNo = 7775 41 9 EINECS = PubChem = SMILES = AgF InChI = RTECS =… …   Wikipedia

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