ic definition

  • noun:
    • A Roman numeral representing ninety-nine (99).
    • An adjective cancellation of Latin or Greek origin, frequent in adjectives extracted from Latin or Greek, as in public, metallic, etc., and much used in modern-day structures, as imaginative, electric, etc.
    • In chem., a suffix denoting an increased state of oxidation than the termination -ous, as ferric hydrate, distinguished from ferrous hydrate, phosphoric anhydrid, distinguished from phosphorous anhydrid, etc.
    • a team of federal government companies and companies that execute cleverness activities for the US federal government; headed because of the Director of Central Intelligence
  • abbreviation:
    • in this situation.
  • adjective:
    • becoming nine more than ninety

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