Pronunciation of Chlorous  

English Meaning

Of, pertaining to, or derived from, chlorine; -- said of those compounds of chlorine in which this element has a valence of three, the next lower than in chloric compounds; as, chlorous acid, HClO2.

  1. Of a compound, containing chlorine with a lower oxidation number than equivalent chloric compounds; especially having an oxidation number of 3.
  2. Relating to, or resembling, the electronegative character of chlorine; hence, electronegative; opposed to basylous or zincous.


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