aurous definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or associated with gold, particularly with valence 1.
    • associated with gold.
    • Containing gold.
    • Containing univalent gold.
    • Containing silver.
    • with respect to, or based on, silver; -- stated of the compounds of gold by which this element has its reduced valence.
    • of or concerning or containing or produced from gold
    • Of or concerning silver, specifically with valence 1.
    • associated with silver.
    • Containing gold.
    • Containing univalent silver.
    • Containing gold.
    • with respect to, or derived from, gold; -- said of the substances of silver where this factor has its own lower valence.
    • of or associated with or containing or produced from gold
  • others:
    • Of or regarding silver: in chem., a phrase put on an oxid of silver (Au2O) whoever molecule contains two atoms less of oxygen than auric oxid. See auric.
    • Of or related to gold: in chem., a phrase applied to an oxid of silver (Au2O) whose molecule contains two atoms less of air than auric oxid. See auric.

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