uranic

1
[yoo-ran-ik]
adjective Chemistry.
  1. of or containing uranium, especially in the tetravalent state.
  2. containing uranium in a valence state higher than the corresponding uranous compound.

Origin of uranic

1
First recorded in 1830–40; uran(ium) + -ic

uranic

2
[yoo-ran-ik]
adjective
  1. of or relating to the heavens; astronomical: uranic principles.

Origin of uranic

2
1855–60; < Greek ouran(ós) heaven + -ic
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uranic

1
adjective
  1. of or containing uranium, esp in a high valence state

uranic

2
adjective
  1. obsolete astronomical or celestial

Word Origin for uranic

C19: from Greek ouranos heaven
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