Terbic Ter"bic, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, terbium; also, designating certain of its compounds. [1913 Webster]

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  • terbic — terˈbic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑terbium …   Useful english dictionary

  • terbium — terbic, adj. /terr bee euhm/, n. Chem. a rare earth, metallic element present in certain minerals and yielding colorless salts. Symbol: Tb; at. no.: 65; at. wt.: 158.924; sp. gr.: 8.25. [1835 45; (Yt)terb(y), name of Swedish town where found +… …   Universalium

  • terbium — noun a metallic chemical element (symbol Tb) with an atomic number of 65 See Also: erbium, terbic, ytterbium, yttrium …   Wiktionary

  • terbium — /ˈtɜbiəm/ (say terbeeuhm) noun a rare earth, metallic element present in certain minerals, and yielding colourless salts. Symbol: Tb; relative atomic mass: 158.9254; atomic number: 65; density: 8.234 at 20°C. {(Yt)terb(y), name of Swedish town… …   Australian English dictionary

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