- of or containing antimony, especially in the pentavalent state.
Origin of antimonic
Examples from the Web for antimonic
Historical Examples of antimonic
Antimonic or metantimonic acid, heated to a temperature below redness, loses water and yields the anhydride, Sb2O5.
Antimonic acid and its hydrate changes moistened blue litmus paper to red.
Antimonic acid, when first heated, becomes white, and is converted into antimonious acid.
Antimonic anhydride is a yellowish-white powder, tasteless and insoluble in water and acids.
It is very unstable, and easily changes into antimonic acid, even in water.
- of or containing antimony in the pentavalent state