cuprous definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, regarding, or containing univalent copper.
    • Of or associated with the nature of copper.
    • Containing copper with an oxidation quantity of 1.
    • Of, regarding, or produced from, copper; containing copper; -- said of the compounds of copper which this element occurs in its highest proportion.
    • of or containing divalent copper
    • Of, regarding, or containing univalent copper.
    • Of or of this nature of copper.
    • Containing copper with an oxidation number of 1.
    • Of, regarding, or produced from, copper; containing copper; -- stated of those compounds of copper which this element occurs with its greatest percentage.
    • of or containing divalent copper
  • others:
    • Same as cupric.
    • just like cupric.

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