English [ edit ]
Etymology [ edit ]
+ uranium -ous
Pronunciation [ edit ]
Adjective [ edit ]
uranious ( comparative , more uranious superlative ) most uranious
Of or containing
1883 January, Captain Abney, “Recent Advances in Photography”, in , volume 22, number 19, Popular Science , ISSN 0161-7370 page 398:
This differs from the previous process in that the gallic acid, in the one case, reduces the silver solution to the state of metallic silver ; and, in the other case, the uranious image itself reduces it to the state of silver oxide.
1905 December 7, W. R., “The Death-Knell of the Atom”, in , volume 73, number 1884, Nature , ISSN 0028-0836 page 132:
Our action's spontaneous in atoms uranious / Or radious, actinious or thorious : / But for others, the gleam of a heaven-sent beam / Must encourage their efforts laborious.
1959, Tom Lehrer (music), “We Will All Go Together When We Go”, in More of Tom Lehrer, performed by Tom Lehrer:
When the air becomes uranious / We will all go simultaneous
( chemistry ) uranous.