Zinc"ous (?), a.

1. Chem. (a)

Of, pertaining to, or containing, zinc; zincic; as, zincous salts.


Hence, formerly, basic, basylous, as opposed to chlorous.

2. Physics

Of or pertaining to the positive pole of a galvanic battery; electro-positive.


© Webster 1913.

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