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synonyms for cuprous

  • cupreous
  • cupriferous
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How to use cuprous in a sentence

A solution of cuprous chloride which has absorbed CO gives it up on being treated with potassic bichromate and acid.
POISONS: THEIR EFFECTS AND DETECTIONALEXANDER WYNTER BLYTH
"Frankoline," a mixture of cuprous and ferric chlorides dissolved in strong hydrochloric acid absorbed in infusorial earth.
OXY-ACETYLENE WELDING AND CUTTINGHAROLD P. MANLY
Yellow to brick-red cuprous oxide forms as a heavy precipitate if glucose is present.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 611, SEPTEMBER 17, 1887VARIOUS
It is rapidly absorbed by an ammoniacal or acid (hydrochloric acid) solution of cuprous chloride.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 3VARIOUS
The chemical reaction taking place is the reduction of copper sulphate to cuprous oxide.
DIETETICS FOR NURSESFAIRFAX T. PROUDFIT
By treating cuprous oxide with different acids a number of cuprous salts can be made.
AN ELEMENTARY STUDY OF CHEMISTRYWILLIAM MCPHERSON
Silver forms two oxides but only one series of salts, namely, the one which corresponds to the mercurous and cuprous series.
AN ELEMENTARY STUDY OF CHEMISTRYWILLIAM MCPHERSON
Copper, like iron, forms two series of compounds: in the cuprous compounds it is univalent; in the cupric it is divalent.
AN ELEMENTARY STUDY OF CHEMISTRYWILLIAM MCPHERSON
Since they are so much more familiar than the cuprous salts, they are frequently called merely copper salts.
AN ELEMENTARY STUDY OF CHEMISTRYWILLIAM MCPHERSON
The most important cuprous compound is the oxide (Cu2O), which occurs in nature as ruby copper or cuprite.
AN ELEMENTARY STUDY OF CHEMISTRYWILLIAM MCPHERSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CUPROUS

  • cupreous
  • cupriferous
  • cuprous
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