- pertaining to or containing hydrogen.
Origin of hydric1
- of, relating to, or adapted to a wet or moist environment.
Origin of hydric2
- a combining form of hydric1: hexahydric.
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Examples from the Web for hydric
It floats on hydric sulphate, which only attacks it at a boiling heat.
Hydrogen sulphide, Dihydric sulphide, Hydric sulphide; Hydrosulphuric acid.
Hydric persulphide has a great resemblance to hydric peroxide in qualities.
The distillate is saturated with hydric sulphide, and any precipitate separated and examined.
The colour of the precipitate from hydric sulphide is either yellowish or black.
- of or containing hydrogen
- containing or using moisture
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Word Origin and History for hydric
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Of or relating to hydrogen in a chemical grouping, as in a molecule.
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