Sentence Examples with the word Per-

If more than two be known, the one inferior in oxygen content has the prefix hypo- and the termination -ous, and the one superior in oxygen content has the prefix per- and the termination -ic. This is illustrated in the four oxyacids of chlorine, HC10, HC10 2, HC10 3, HC10 4, which have the names hypochlorous, chlorous, chloric and perchloric acids.

The affixes -ous and sub- refer to the compounds containing more of the positive element, -ic and per- to those containing less.

The seed is rather larger than a hazel nut, with a thicker and darker shell and per- Planting fectly spherical shape.