stannous
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Late Latin stannum Date: 1849 of, relating to, or containing tin especially with a valence of two

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  • Stannous — Stan nous ( n[u^]s), a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, tin; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a lower valence as contrasted with {stannic} compounds. [1913 Webster] {Stannous chloride} (Chem.), a white… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stannous — [stan′əs] adj. [< LL stannum, tin + OUS] of or containing tin, specif. divalent tin …   English World dictionary

  • stannous — adj. Chem. of or relating to bivalent tin (stannous salts; stannous chloride) …   Useful english dictionary

  • stannous — /stan euhs/, adj. Chem. containing tin, esp. in the bivalent state. [1840 50; STANN(UM) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • stannous — adjective Containing bivalent tin …   Wiktionary

  • stannous — Relating to tin, especially when in combination in its lower valency. [L. stannum, tin] * * * stan·nous stan əs adj of, relating to, or containing tin esp. with a valence of two * * * stan·nous (stanґəs) containing tin as a bivalent element …   Medical dictionary

  • stannous — stan·nous || stænÉ™s adj. of or containing tin (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stannous — [ stanəs] adjective Chemistry of tin with a valency of two; of tin(II). Origin C19: from late L. stannum tin + ous …   English new terms dictionary

  • stannous — stan·nous …   English syllables

  • stannous — stan•nous [[t]ˈstæn əs[/t]] adj. chem. of or containing tin, esp. in the bivalent state • Etymology: 1840–50; < LL stann(um) tin + ous …   From formal English to slang

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