aurous [ô′rəs]
[< L aurum, gold (see EAST) + -OUS]
1. of or containing gold
2. of or containing monovalent gold

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  • Aurous — Au rous, a. 1. Containing gold. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, gold; said of those compounds of gold in which this element has its lower valence; as, aurous oxide. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aurous — /awr euhs/, adj. 1. Chem. of or containing gold in the univalent state. 2. of or containing gold. [1860 65; AUR 1 + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • aurous — adjective a) Relating to gold. b) Containing gold …   Wiktionary

  • aurous — au·rous …   English syllables

  • aurous — /ˈɔrəs/ (say awruhs) adjective 1. Chemistry containing monovalent gold. 2. of or containing gold. {aur(um) + ous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • aurous —   a. pertaining to, containing, or made of gold …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • aurous — adjective of or relating to or containing or derived from gold • Syn: ↑auric • Pertains to noun: ↑gold (for: ↑auric), ↑gold …   Useful english dictionary

  • aurous chloride — aukso(I) chloridas statusas T sritis chemija formulė AuCl atitikmenys: angl. aurous chloride; gold(I) chloride rus. золота(I) хлорид; золото хлористое …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • aurous cyanide — aukso(I) cianidas statusas T sritis chemija formulė AuCN atitikmenys: angl. aurous cyanide; gold(I) cyanide rus. золота(I) цианид; золото цианистое …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • aurous compounds — aukso(I) junginiai statusas T sritis chemija atitikmenys: angl. aurous compounds rus. золота(I) соединения …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas