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nickelous

[nik-uh-luh s]
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adjective Chemistry.
  1. containing bivalent nickel.

Origin of nickelous

First recorded in 1875–80; nickel + -ous
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Examples from the Web for nickelous

Historical Examples

  • From nickelous carbonate and hydrochloric acid, as the acetate.

    Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II

    Arnold Cooley

  • By crystallising a mixture of nickelous and potassium sulphates.

  • By neutralising acetic acid with nickelous carbonate, and gently concentrating by evaporation, so that crystals may form.

  • Sodium and ammonium sulphates form similar compounds with nickelous sulphate.

  • In other respects, its physiological action seems to be very similar to that of nickelous oxide.


British Dictionary definitions for nickelous

nickelous

adjective
  1. of or containing nickel, esp in the divalent state
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