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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Of, relating to or containing a particular gaseous element.

Usage examples (5)
  • Acord then moderates the neutrons with a hydrogenous material, which could easily have been water or plastic, but which Acord has ingeniously chosen to be a 6cm slice of...
  • But in the present accurate state of our knov/lcdge relative to aeriform gases, it is too little to say and prove that the cause of these various flames is hydrogenous gas.
  • They may perhaps act as ferments, and occasion throughout the whole system a new and rapid combination of oxygen with the hydrogenous, carbonic, and perhaps azotic parts...
  • Light inflammable air — or — hydrogenous gas; for more
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