chromous
adjective Date: 1830 of, relating to, or derived from chromium especially with a valence of two

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  • Chromous — Chro mous, a. Of, pertaining to, or derived from, chromium, when this element has a valence lower than that in chromic compounds. [1913 Webster] {Chromous acid}, a bluish gray powder, CrO.OH, of weak acid properties and regard as an acid. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chromous — [krō′məs] adj. of or containing divalent chromium …   English World dictionary

  • chromous — /kroh meuhs/, adj. containing chromium in the divalent state, as chromous carbonate, CrCO3. [1830 40; CHROM(IUM) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • chromous — adjective of, relating to, or containing chromium, especially in oxidation state 2 See Also: chromic …   Wiktionary

  • chromous — chro·mous …   English syllables

  • chromous — chro•mous [[t]ˈkroʊ məs[/t]] adj. chem. containing divalent chromium • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • chromous — /ˈkroʊməs/ (say krohmuhs) adjective Obsolete containing divalent chromium …   Australian English dictionary

  • chromous — ˈkrōməs adjective Etymology: chrome (I) + ous : of, relating to, or derived from chromium used especially of chemical compounds in which this element is bivalent; compare chromic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chromous acid — Chromous Chro mous, a. Of, pertaining to, or derived from, chromium, when this element has a valence lower than that in chromic compounds. [1913 Webster] {Chromous acid}, a bluish gray powder, CrO.OH, of weak acid properties and regard as an acid …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chromous compounds — chromo(II) junginiai statusas T sritis chemija atitikmenys: angl. chromium(II) compounds; chromous compounds rus. хрома(II) соединения …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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