ALL meanings of -ic

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  • suffix -ic Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning "of or pertaining to". 0
  • suffix -ic (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H2SO4) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H2SO3). 0
  • suffix forming adjectives -ic of, relating to, or resembling 0
  • suffix forming adjectives -ic (in chemistry) indicating that an element is chemically combined in the higher of two possible valence states 0
  • noun -ic of, having to do with 0
  • noun -ic like, having the nature of, characteristic of 0
  • noun -ic produced by, caused by 0
  • noun -ic producing, causing 0
  • noun -ic consisting of, containing, forming 0
  • noun -ic having, showing, affected by 0
  • noun -ic of or derived from 0
  • noun -ic having a higher valence than is indicated by the suffix -ous 0
  • noun -ic a person or thing: 0
  • noun -ic supporting, adhering to 0
  • noun -ic belonging to, characteristic of 0
  • noun -ic derived from 0
  • noun -ic affecting 0
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