Having a valence higher than compared to a specified element in substances or ions known as with adjectives ending in -ous: sulfuric acid.
One associated with or characterized by: educational.
Used to form adjectives from nouns utilizing the definition "of or related to";
accustomed denote specific chemical compounds which a specified substance element has actually a greater oxidation quantity than in the same substance whoever title leads to the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H2SO4) has more air atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H2SO3).
A suffix signifying, in general, concerning, or characteristic of
A suffix, denoting that factor indicated enters into specific substances using its highest valence, or with a valence reasonably greater than in substances where the name for the element ends in -ous. It is also found in the typical sense of with respect to.