- of or containing molybdenum, especially in the trivalent or hexavalent states, as molybdic acid, H2MoO4.
Origin of molybdic
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A blue precipitate falls, which is a molybdate of molybdic oxide, hydrated, and abundantly soluble in water.Field's Chromatography
It is brittle and very infusible; when heated in contact with the air, it is converted into molybdic anhydride, MoO3.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
The molybdic and tungstic acids combine with the soda, forming the respective salts.
Molybdic acid gives a clear bead when hot, but is turbid and white after cooling.
(a.) Molybdenum (Mo) occurs in the metallic state; also combined with sulphur, or as molybdic acid combined with lead.
- of or containing molybdenum in the trivalent or hexavalent state
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- Of, relating to, or containing molybdenum or a compound containing molybdenum, especially with a valence of 6.
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