from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to or containing molybdenum, especially with valence 6.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or obtained from molybdenum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, molybdenum; specif., designating those compounds in which the element has a higher valence, as contrasted with molybdous compounds.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective inorganic chemistry Of or pertaining to molybdenum, especially describing compounds of molybdenum in which it has a valence of 6


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