- containing trivalent chlorine.
- of or derived from chlorous acid.
Origin of chlorous
Examples from the Web for chlorous
Historical Examples of chlorous
A salt in which the hydrogen of chlorous acid, HClO2, is replaced by a metal or other basic radical.
It must be collected in the same way as chlorine, or passed into water, when it forms a solution of chlorous acid.
The same result occurs if the aniline be treated with a solution of chlorous acid.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
They may be recognised by the evolution of chlorous acid gas when acted on by an acid.
It is probably a mixture of chlorous acid and free chlorine.
- of or containing chlorine in the trivalent state
- of or containing chlorous acid