stannic

[ stan-ik ]
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adjectiveChemistry.
  1. of or containing tin, especially in the tetravalent state.

Origin of stannic

1
First recorded in 1780–90; stann(um) + -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for stannic

stannic

/ (ˈstænɪk) /


adjective
  1. of or containing tin, esp in the tetravalent state

Origin of stannic

1
C18: from Late Latin stannum tin

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Scientific definitions for stannic

stannic

[ stănĭk ]


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

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