Osmiamic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Osmiamic (Chem) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a nitrogenous acid of osmium, H2N2Os2O5, forming a well-known series of yellow salts.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • osmiamic Noting an acid obtained by decomposing its barium salt with dilute sulphuric acid. It forms a yellow solution in water, which if concentrated soon undergoes decomposition. Its formula is HNO8O3, and it probably contains the nitroso-group.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Osmi,um + am,ido