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- n. Any tartrate in the form of a univalent radical, wherein only one replaceable hydrogen atom has been replaced by a base, causing it to have twice the amount of acid contained in a normal salt.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Hydrous carbonate of bismuth, an earthy mineral of a dull white or yellowish color.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In chem., bismuth of which one atom is united to one atom of oxygen. This compound (incapable of separate existence) occurs as a compound radical.
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This group would, by this theory, become an oxygenated metal radical similar to the hypothetical bismuthyl and uranyl, and yet one in which the metallic character has disappeared as completely as in the ferrocyanic group.
In these two compounds the group of atoms, BiO, acts as a univalent metallic radical and is called _bismuthyl_.
The salt represented in the last equation is sometimes called bismuth oxychloride, or bismuthyl chloride.