Plumbic Plum"bic, a. [From {Plumbum}.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, resembling, or containing, lead; -- used specifically to designate those compounds in which it has a higher valence as contrasted with plumbous compounds; as, plumbic oxide. [1913 Webster]

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  • plumbic — PLÚMBIC, Ă, plumbici, ce, adj. Plumbifer. – Din fr. plombique (după plumb). Trimis de oprocopiuc, 24.03.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  PLÚMBIC adj. v. plumbifer. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  plúmbic adj …   Dicționar Român

  • plumbic — [plum′bik] adj. [< L plumbum, LEAD2 (see PLUMB) + IC] of, like, or containing lead, esp. tetravalent lead …   English World dictionary

  • plumbic — /plum bik/, adj. Chem. containing lead, esp. in the tetravalent state. [1790 1800; < L plumb(um) lead + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • plumbic — adjective a) Of, pertaining to, resembling or containing lead. b) Specifically, of compounds in which it has a higher valence as contrasted with plumbous compounds …   Wiktionary

  • plumbic — 1. Relating to or containing lead. 2. Denoting the higher valence of the lead ion, Pb4+. [L. plumbum, lead] * * * plum·bic pləm bik adj of, relating to, or containing lead esp. with a valence of four * * * plum·bic (plumґbik) [L. plumbicus… …   Medical dictionary

  • plúmbic — plúm|bic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • plumbic — plum·bic || plÊŒbɪk adj. of lead; containing lead …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plumbic — [ plʌmbɪk] adjective 1》 Chemistry of lead with a valency of four; of lead(IV). Compare with plumbous. 2》 Medicine caused by the presence of lead. Origin C18: from L. plumbum lead + ic …   English new terms dictionary

  • plumbic — plum·bic …   English syllables

  • plumbic — /ˈplʌmbɪk/ (say plumbik) adjective containing lead, especially in the tetravalent state. {Latin plumbum lead + ic} …   Australian English dictionary

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