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- adj. Pertaining to, or having the nature of, a basyle; electropositive; basic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or having the nature of, a basyle; electro-positive; basic; -- opposed to
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In chem., of the nature of or relating to a basyl, or electropositive constituent of a salt.
basyle + -ous (Wiktionary)
These elements which are disengaged at the negative pole are termed electro-positive or positive or basylous elements, while those disengaged at the positive pole are termed electro-negative or negative or chlorous elements.