Pectic Pec"tic, a. [Gr. ? curdled.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to pectin; specifically, designating an acid obtained from ordinary vegetable jelly (pectin) as an amorphous substance, tough and horny when dry, but gelatinous when moist. [1913 Webster]

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  • pectic — PÉCTIC, Ă, pectici, ce, adj. (chim.) Cu pectină. – Din fr. pectique. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  péctic adj. m., pl. péctici; f. sg. péctică …   Dicționar Român

  • pectic — [pek′tik] adj. [Fr pectique < Gr pēktikos, congealing < pēktos, congealed < pēgnynai, to fix < IE base * paĝ , to fasten: see FANG] of, containing, or derived from pectin …   English World dictionary

  • pectic — adjective of or relating to or derived from pectin pectic acid • Pertains to noun: ↑pectin • Derivationally related forms: ↑pectin …   Useful english dictionary

  • pectic — adjective Etymology: French pectique, from Greek pēktikos coagulating, from pēgnynai to fix, coagulate more at pact Date: 1830 of, relating to, or derived from pectin …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pectic — /pek tik/, adj. pertaining to pectin. [1825 35; < Gk pektikós congealing, equiv. to pekt(ós) congealed (verbid of pegnýnai to fix in, make solid) + ikos IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • pectic — adjective Of or pertaining to pectin or pectin like substances …   Wiktionary

  • pectic — Relating to any of the substances or materials now referred to as pectin. [G. pektos, stiff, curdled] * * * pec·tic pek tik adj of, relating to, or derived from pectin * * * pec·tic (pekґtik) relating to pectin …   Medical dictionary

  • pèctic — pèc|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • pectic — pektɪk adj. pertaining to pectin (carbohydrate substance used in jams, medications, and other products) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pectic — adjective technical containing pectin …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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