molybdous definition

  • adjective:
    • Designating molybdenum or a compound containing molybdenum, specially with a valence lower than 6.
    • Of, related to, or containing molybdenum; particularly designating those compounds where molybdenum has actually a lower life expectancy valence as compared with molybdic substances.
    • Of, pertaining to, or containing, molybdenum; specif., designating those compounds in which molybdenum has actually a diminished valence as contrasted with molybdic compounds.

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