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Wordnet 3.0


1. of or relating to or containing tin;
[syn: stannic, stannous]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Stannous \Stan"nous\ (-n[u^]s), a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, tin; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a lower valence as contrasted with stannic compounds. [1913 Webster] Stannous chloride (Chem.), a white crystalline substance, SnCl2.(H2O)2, obtained by dissolving tin in hydrochloric acid. It is used as a mordant in dyeing. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

stannous adj 1: of or relating to or containing tin [syn: stannic, stannous]