pertaining to or containing hydrogen.
Other definitions for hydric (2 of 3)
of, relating to, or adapted to a wet or moist environment.
Other definitions for -hydric (3 of 3)
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How to use hydric in a sentence
The distillate is saturated with hydric sulphide, and any precipitate separated and examined.
The colour of the precipitate from hydric sulphide is either yellowish or black.
It floats on hydric sulphate, which only attacks it at a boiling heat.
hydric sulphide, SH2, is a colourless transparent gas of sp.
To test for hydric sulphide in air a known quantity may be aspirated through a little solution of lead acetate.
British Dictionary definitions for hydric
of or containing hydrogen
containing or using moisture
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Scientific definitions for hydric
Relating or adapted to a wet but not flooded habitat. Cottonwoods, willows, and hemlocks are hydric plants. Compare mesic xeric.
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