ceric

[ seer-ik, ser- ]
/ ˈsɪər ɪk, ˈsɛr- /

adjective

containing cerium, especially in the tetravalent state.

Nearby words

  1. ceres,
  2. ceresin,
  3. cereus,
  4. cerf,
  5. ceria,
  6. ceric oxide,
  7. ceriferous,
  8. ceriman,
  9. cerinic acid,
  10. ceriph

Origin of ceric

First recorded in 1860–65; cer(ium) + -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for ceric

ceric

/ (ˈsɪərɪk) /

adjective

of or containing cerium in the tetravalent state
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