argentic

[ ahr-jen-tik ]
/ ɑrˈdʒɛn tɪk /
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adjective Chemistry.

of or containing silver and having a valence greater than the corresponding argentous compound.

Nearby words

  1. argentaffinoma,
  2. argental,
  3. argentate,
  4. argenteous,
  5. argenteuil,
  6. argentiferous,
  7. argentina,
  8. argentine,
  9. argentine ant,
  10. argentite

Origin of argentic

First recorded in 1865–70; argent- + -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for argentic

argentic

/ (ɑːˈdʒɛntɪk) /

adjective

chem of or containing silver in the divalent or trivalent state
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