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Definition of "antimonious" [an•ti•mo•ni•ous]

  • Of or containing antimony. (adjective)
  • Containing pentavalent antimony. (adjective)

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Use "antimonious" in a sentence
  • "Caesia is separated from all the other alkalies by adding to the acid solution of the mixed chlorides a strongly acid cold solution of antimonious chloride."
  • "Antimony forms two series of salts, antimonious and antimonic; and advantage is taken of this in its determination volumetrically."
  • "Either sulphide of antimony yields antimonious chloride on boiling with hydrochloric acid, sulphuretted hydrogen being given off; and, in the case of antimonic sulphide, sulphur is deposited."