Definition of Cerous

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or containing cerium with valence 3.

Partainyms: Cerium
Derivative terms: Cerium



Definition of Cerous

1. Adjective. (chemistry) Containing cerium with valence three. ¹

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Definition of Cerous

1. pertaining to cerium [adj] - See also: cerium

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cerous

ceroon
ceroons
ceroplastic
ceroplastic acid
ceroplastics
ceroplasty
ceros
cerosin
cerotene
cerotinic acid
cerotype
cerotypes
cerous (current term)
cerrial
cerriped
cerripede
cerris
cerrises
cert
cert.
certain
certain(a)
certain(p)
certainer
certainest
certainly
certainness

Literary usage of Cerous

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1. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1884)
"SALTS OF CERIUM. 256 Two series of salts are known corresponding to the oxides. They are termed the cerous and the eerie salts. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"(3) Reducing anhydrous cerous sulphate to sulphide by heating in hydrogen sulphide and ... cerous sulphide and hydrogen bromide yield cerous bromide. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"cerous hydroxide is slowly oxidised to eerie hydroxide by atmospheric ... The addition of ammonia and hydrogen peroxide to ¡i solution of a cerous salt ..."

4. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1855)
"The salt, when prepared with cerous oxide free from lanthanum, contains в At. water, which it does not part with completely even at ..."

5. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1897)
"By boiling a solution of cerous sulphate, a salt is precipitated, which dissolves again upon cooling. Cerite (hydrous cerous silicate) is decomposed by ..."

6. A Dictionary of Chemical Solubilities: Inorganic by Arthur Messinger Comey, Dorothy Anna Hahn (1921)
"cerous mercuric chloride. Not deliquescent, (v. Bonsdorff. ... cerous chloride zinc iodide. Sol. in H20 and alcohol. (Holzmann, J. pr, 84. 76. ..."

7. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"215), by precipitating cerous sulphate with a graduated solution of chloride of barium, obtained, as a mi-an of seven experiments Ce = 47-26. ..."

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