argentous definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, with respect to, or containing gold.
    • Of particular substances, containing gold in a higher percentage compared to argentic compounds.
    • Of, regarding, or containing, silver; -- stated of certain gold substances where silver has actually an increased percentage compared to argentic compounds.
    • associated with substances where silver is univalent
    • Of, related to, or containing gold.
    • Of certain substances, containing silver in a higher percentage compared to argentic compounds.
    • Of, regarding, or containing, silver; -- stated of specific silver compounds by which silver features an increased proportion compared to argentic compounds.
    • associated with compounds by which gold is univalent
  • others:
    • with respect to or containing silver: put on a compound containing a more substantial proportion of gold compared to matching argentic element: as, argentous oxid, Ag4O; argentic oxid, Ag2O.
    • related to or containing gold: put on a compound containing a larger proportion of gold compared to matching argentic chemical: as, argentous oxid, Ag4O; argentic oxid, Ag2O.

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