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- adj. vanadous
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or containing, vanadium; specifically, designating those compounds in which vanadium has a lower valence as contrasted with the
vanadiccompounds. Usually written vanadous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- More specifically, containing vanadium as a constituent with apparently triad valence: as, vanadious oxid, V2O3. Vanadious salts in solution have a green color; they have not been much examined. Also vanadous.
- Containing vanadium with a lower apparent valence than it exhibits in vanadic compounds.
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