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stannic

[ stan-ik ]
/ ˈstæn ɪk /
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adjective Chemistry.
of or containing tin, especially in the tetravalent state.
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Origin of stannic

First recorded in 1780–90; stann(um) + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for stannic

stannic
/ (ˈstænɪk) /

adjective
of or containing tin, esp in the tetravalent state

Word Origin for stannic

C18: from Late Latin stannum tin
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Scientific definitions for stannic

stannic
[ stănĭk ]

Containing tin, especially tin with a valence of 4. Compare stannous.
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