Origin of uranic1
- of or relating to the heavens; astronomical: uranic principles.
Origin of uranic2
1855–60; < Greek ouran(ós) heaven + -ic
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These, in contrast with the uranic salts, are non-phosphorescent.An Introduction to the History of Science
Uranic life and planetary life represent two states, free and distinct the one from the other.Lumen
The chief oxides of uranium are the protoxide and the sesquioxide, or uranic oxide.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
Uranic salts, on the other hand, are easily reduced by sulphuretted hydrogen, stannous chloride or zinc.
Uranous salts are converted into uranic by boiling with nitric acid or other oxidising agents.
- of or containing uranium, esp in a high valence state
- obsolete astronomical or celestial
C19: from Greek ouranos heaven