osmic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, regarding, or containing osmium, particularly in a compound with a valence of 4 or a valence greater than that in a comparable osmous ingredient.
    • Of or relating to smells and/or feeling of scent.
    • regarding, produced from, or containing, osmium; especially, designating those substances where it's a higher valence.
    • Pertaining to, produced from, or containing, osmium; specifically, designating those compounds which this has a valence greater than in other lower substances.
  • others:
    • In chem., regarding or gotten from osmium: as, osmic acid (H2OsO4).

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