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 (ko͞o′prəs, kyo͞o′-)
Relating to or containing copper, especially with valence 1.


(Chemistry) of or containing copper in the monovalent state


(ˈkyu prəs, ˈku-)

containing univalent copper.
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Adj.1.cuprous - of or containing divalent copper


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Cuprous oxide filler particles in nano regime with octahedral morphology were synthesized through hydrazine reduction method.
Anti-fouling coatings are used to reduce biofouling by releasing biocides such as cuprous oxide or tributyltin, but these and released toxins are an environmental problem, and nontoxic methods are needed.
The works which will be on display point to the healing effect of copper; the medical benefit of cuprous salt was used by Egyptian and then Greek and Roman physicians.
Coins of this period were further from the gold, silver and copper and in the cuprous and silvery coins were used more in transactions.
This system seems a bit naive and tribal, and is known to exist through the passion of its creator, Favi's CEO JF Zobrist; yet it is successful as Favi leads the cuprous alloy foundry global market.
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21-22) Specifically, the Fenton reaction involves transition metal cations, usually ferric or cupric ions, being reduced to ferrous or cuprous ions by a reducing agent such as vitamin C.
The Cu 2p3/2 peak cannot be used to differentiate between Cu metal and cuprous oxide due to the small chemical shift between the two.
The only supplementary additive is tolytriazole, maintained at approximately 5 to 10 parts per million for corrosion protection of cuprous metal (copper and copper alloys).
The presence of dissolved oxygen or of sparged air bubbles together with media components, such as transition metal ions including cuprous (Cu+1) or ferrous (Fe+2) ions, can give rise to damaging ROS.
The process involves using a light-sensitive semi-conducting material such as cuprous oxide to provide the current needed to fuel the reaction.