Thionic
Thionic Thi*on"ic, a. [Gr. ? brimstone, sulphur.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to sulphur; containing or resembling sulphur; specifically, designating certain of the thio compounds; as, the thionic acids. Cf. {Dithionic}, {Trithionic}, {Tetrathionic}, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • thionic — [thī än′ik] adj. [< Gr theion, sulfur (see THIO ) + IC] of, containing, or derived from sulfur …   English World dictionary

  • thionic — /thuy on ik/, adj. Chem. of or pertaining to sulfur. [1875 80; < Gk theîon sulfur + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • thionic — adjective Of or pertaining to sulfur …   Wiktionary

  • thionic — Relating to sulfur …   Medical dictionary

  • thionic — adj. of sulfur, containing sulfur …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thionic — thi·on·ic …   English syllables

  • thionic — /θaɪˈɒnɪk/ (say thuy onik) adjective of or relating to sulphur. {Greek theion sulphur + ic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • thionic — (ˈ)thī|änik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary thion (I) + ic : relating to or containing sulfur * * * /thuy on ik/, adj. Chem. of or pertaining to sulfur. [1875 80; < Gk theîon sulfur + IC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • thionic acid — n. 1. any organic chemical compound containing the monovalent radical CS·OH 2. any of a group of acids with the general formula H2SnO6, in which n varies from 2 to 6 …   English World dictionary

  • thionic acid — noun Etymology: thionic International Scientific Vocabulary thion (I) + ic 1. : any of a series of unstable acids of the general formula H2SnO6 in which the number of atoms of sulfur in the molecule varies from 2 to 6 compare dithionic acid,… …   Useful english dictionary

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