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uranic

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[ yoo-ran-ik ]
/ yʊˈræn ɪk /
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adjective Chemistry.
of or containing uranium, especially in the tetravalent state.
containing uranium in a valence state higher than the corresponding uranous compound.
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Origin of uranic

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

Other definitions for uranic (2 of 2)

uranic2
[ yoo-ran-ik ]
/ yʊˈræn ɪk /

adjective
of or relating to the heavens; astronomical: uranic principles.

Origin of uranic

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1855–60; <Greek ouran(ós) heaven + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for uranic (1 of 2)

uranic1
/ (jʊˈrænɪk) /

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

British Dictionary definitions for uranic (2 of 2)

uranic2
/ (jʊˈrænɪk) /

adjective
obsolete astronomical or celestial

Word Origin for uranic

C19: from Greek ouranos heaven
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