Sentence Examples


  • Elements exhibiting strong basigenic or oxygenic characters yield the most stable hydroxides; in other words, stable hydroxides are associated with elements belonging to the extreme groups of the periodic system, and unstable hydroxides with the central members.
  • Combine with bases as well as acids; this is the case with elements occurring at the transi tion between basigenic and oxygenic elements in the periodic classification, e.g.