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arsenious

Line breaks: ar¦seni|ous
Pronunciation: /ɑːˈsiːnɪəs
 
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Definition of arsenious in English:

adjective

Chemistry
Of arsenic with a valency of three; of arsenic(III). Compare with arsenic.
Example sentences
  • It has high ability to adsorb the water-soluble arsenious and arsenic acids and Pb ion.
  • In one embodiment of the invention, the reactions are conducted in solid state with the lithium source and arsenious trioxide both being taken in the form of solids.
  • The solution in the beaker was evaporated to dryness, in doing so the arsenious oxide was volatilized, possibly as arsenious chloride.

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