from The Century Dictionary.
- Of or belonging to osmium; specifically, noting an oxid of osmium.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Chem.) Denoting those compounds of osmium in which the element has a valence relatively lower than in the
- adjective (Chem.), an acid derived from osmium, analogous to sulphurous acid, and forming unstable salts. It is a brown amorphous substance.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective chemistry Denoting those
compoundsof osmiumin which the element has a valencerelatively lower than in the osmiccompounds.
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