- of or containing silver and having a valence greater than the corresponding argentous compound.
Origin of argentic
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These solutions fail to give a precipitate with argentic nitrate.
The argentic plate is always ready-at-hand, and the working of it is simplicity itself.Photography in the Studio and in the Field
Edward M. Estabrooke
- chem of or containing silver in the divalent or trivalent state
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