with respect to or obtaining the nature of a basyle electro positive fundamental in opposition to chlorous
- Pertaining to, or obtaining the nature of, a basyle; electro-positive; fundamental; -- in opposition to chlorous.
(a.) Pertaining to, or getting the nature of, a basyle; electro-positive; standard; -- opposed to chlorous.
Those elements which are disengaged at the negative pole are termed electro-positive, or positive, or basylous elements, whilst those disengaged at the positive pole are termed electro-negative, or negative, or chlorous elements.