cu·prous (kooґprəs) containing copper in its monovalent form (Cu+).

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  • Cuprous — Cu prous (k? pr?s), a. [From {Cuprum}.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, copper; containing copper; said of those compounds of copper in which this element is present in its highest proportion. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cuprous — [kyo͞o′prəs, ko͞o′prəs] adj. [ CUPRO + OUS] of or containing monovalent copper …   English World dictionary

  • cuprous — /kyooh preuhs, kooh /, adj. containing copper in the univalent state, as cuprous oxide, Cu2O. [1660 70; CUPR + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • cuprous — /ˈkjuprəs/ (say kyoohpruhs) adjective Obsolete containing monovalent copper, as cuprous oxide, Cu2O …  

  • cuprous oxide — vario(I) oksidas statusas T sritis chemija formulė Cu₂O atitikmenys: angl. copper(I) oxide; cuprous oxide rus. меди гемиоксид; меди закись; меди(I) оксид ryšiai: sinonimas – divario oksidas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • cuprous chloride — noun : copper chloride a * * * cuprous chloride, a white to grayish white, crystalline compound used as a condensing agent for soaps, fats, and oils, in purifying acetylene, and as an insecticide. Formula: CuCl …   Useful english dictionary

  • cuprous oxide — noun : copper oxide a * * * cuprous oxide, a dark red, crystalline compound used in paints for ship bottoms, in making red glazes on pottery and glassware, and in treating the seeds of various vegetables to prevent damping off. Formula: Cu2O …   Useful english dictionary

  • cuprous — adjective Date: 1669 of, relating to, or containing copper with a valence of one …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cuprous — adjective a) Of or of the nature of copper. b) Containing copper with an oxidation number of 1. Syn: cupreous See Also: cupreo , cupro …   Wiktionary

  • cuprous — cu·prous || kjuːprÉ™s adj. containing copper in univalent state …   English contemporary dictionary

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