cerous definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, relating to, or containing cerium, specially with valence 3.
    • Containing cerium with valence three.
    • of or regarding or containing cerium with valence 3
    • Of, relating to, or containing cerium, particularly with valence 3.
    • Containing cerium with valence three.
    • of or concerning or containing cerium with valence 3
  • others:
    • In chem., containing the metal cerium with evident triad valence: as, cerous sulphate, cerous oxid, etc.
    • In chem., containing the steel cerium with obvious triad valence: as, cerous sulphate, cerous oxid, etc.

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