-ic definition

  • suffix:
    • Of, associated with, or described as: seismic.
    • Having a valence higher than compared to a specified element in substances or ions known as with adjectives ending in -ous: sulfuric acid.
    • One associated with or characterized by: educational.
    • Used to form adjectives from nouns utilizing the definition "of or related to";
    • accustomed denote specific chemical compounds which a specified substance element has actually a greater oxidation quantity than in the same substance whoever title leads to the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H2SO4) has more air atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H2SO3).
  • others:
    • A suffix signifying, in general, concerning, or characteristic of
    • A suffix, denoting that factor indicated enters into specific substances using its highest valence, or with a valence reasonably greater than in substances where the name for the element ends in -ous. It is also found in the typical sense of with respect to.

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