tantalic

[ tan-tal-ik ]
/ tænˈtæl ɪk /

adjective Chemistry.

of or relating to tantalum, especially in the pentavalent state.

Nearby words

  1. tansy ragwort,
  2. tant mieux,
  3. tant pis,
  4. tanta,
  5. tantalate,
  6. tantalic acid,
  7. tantalite,
  8. tantalize,
  9. tantalizing,
  10. tantalous

Origin of tantalic

First recorded in 1835–45; tantal(um) + -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for tantalic

tantalic

/ (tænˈtælɪk) /

adjective

of or containing tantalum, esp in the pentavalent state
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