- of or containing tin, especially in the tetravalent state.
Origin of stannic
Related Words for stannicgolden, silvery, iron, mineral, hard, leaden, fusible, geologic, metallurgic, stannic, tinny
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What are the products of hydrolysis when stannic chloride is used as a mordant?An Elementary Study of Chemistry
By adding hydrate of potassium or an alkaline carbonate to a solution of stannic chloride.
Each grain of stannic oxide (see above), after being washed and gently ignited, is equivalent to 78365 gr.
After standing about twelve hours in a covered beaker the precipitate was filtered off and the tin weighed as stannic oxide.
If tin be present there will be an insoluble residue left of stannic oxide.The Art and Practice of Silver Printing
H. P. Robinson
- of or containing tin, esp in the tetravalent state
Word Origin for stannic
"containing tin," 1790, from Modern Latin stannum, from Late Latin stannum "tin" (earlier "alloy of silver and lead"), a scribal alteration of Latin stagnum, probably from a Celtic source (cf. Irish stan "tin," Cornish and Breton sten, Welsh ystaen). The Latin word is the source of Italian stagno, French étain, Spanish estaño "tin."
- Of, relating to, or containing tin, especially with valence 4.
- Containing tin, especially tin with a valence of 4. Compare stannous.