Definition of Osmous

1. containing osmium [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Osmous

osmosis
osmosity
osmote
osmotherapy
osmotic
osmotic diuresis
osmotic diuretics
osmotic fragility
osmotic nephrosis
osmotic pressure
osmotic shock
osmotica
osmotically
osmoticum
osmotolerance
osmous (current term)
osmund
osmunda
osmundas
osmundine
osmundines
osmunds
osnaburg
osnaburgs
oso-berry
osone
osones
osophies
osophy
osotriazole

Literary usage of Osmous

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1. Inorganic Chemistry by Edward Frankland, Francis Robert Japp (1885)
"O=Os=O. II O osmous' ... OsO, is obtained n« a grayish-black powder, insoluble in acids, by heating a mixture of osmous sulphite, ..."

2. A Short Text-book of Inorganic Chemistry by Hermann Kolbe (1884)
"The compounds of osmium with oxygen and chlorine mostly correspond to those of platinum, thus : osmous oxide: OsO, and osmic oxide: ..."

3. Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis: A Manual of Analytical Methods and by Wilfred Welday Scott (1922)
"Potassium nitrite added to a solution of osmic acid reduces it to osmous acid which unites with an alkali forming a beautiful red salt. ..."

4. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Harold Govett Colman, Arthur Harden (1902)
"Its aqueous solution has an acid reaction, and from it osmous cyanide, Os^N)^ separates out as a dark-violet precipitate. ..."

5. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1871)
"... especially if alkali be in excess, osmous acid (Os Oy) is formed. The reduction is aided by addition of alcohol. Hydro sulphuric acid produces brown ..."

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