nickelic

[ni-kel-ik, nik-uh-lik]

adjective Chemistry.

of or containing nickel, especially in the trivalent state.

Origin of nickelic

First recorded in 1820–30; nickel + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for nickelic

nickelic

adjective

of or containing metallic nickel
of or containing nickel in the trivalent state
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