Uranic
Uranic U*ran"ic, a. 1. Of or pertaining to the heavens; celestial; astronomical. [1913 Webster]

On I know not what telluric or uranic principles. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

2. (Chem.) Pertaining to, resembling, or containing uranium; specifically, designating those compounds in which uranium has a valence relatively higher than in uranous compounds. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • uranic — URÁNIC, Ă, uranici, ce, adj. (livr.) Uranian. – Din fr. uranique. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  uránic adj. m., pl. uránici; f. sg., uránică …   Dicționar Român

  • uranic — index stellar Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • uranic — uranic1 [yoo ran′ik] adj. [< Gr ouranos, sky, URANUS + IC] Obs. celestial; astronomical uranic2 [yoo ran′ik, yo͞orā′nik] adj. [ URAN(IUM) + IC] of or containing uranium, esp. in its higher valence …   English World dictionary

  • uranic — uranic1 /yoo ran ik/, adj. Chem. 1. of or containing uranium, esp. in the tetravalent state. 2. containing uranium in a valence state higher than the corresponding uranous compound. [1830 40; URAN(IUM) + IC] uranic2 /yoo ran ik/, adj. of or… …   Universalium

  • uranic — adjective Containing uranium in higher valences than uranous compounds …   Wiktionary

  • uranic — adj. of uranium; containing the radioactive element uranium (especially in a higher valence state) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • uranic — uran·ic …   English syllables

  • uranic — I u•ran•ic [[t]yʊˈræn ɪk[/t]] adj. 1) chem. of or containing uranium, esp. in the tetravalent state 2) chem. containing uranium in a valence state higher than the corresponding uranous compound • Etymology: 1830–40; uran ( ium) + ic II u•ran•ic… …   From formal English to slang

  • uranic — I. /juˈrænɪk/ (say yooh ranik) adjective Obsolete 1. of or containing uranium, especially in the tetravalent state. 2. containing uranium in a valency state higher than the corresponding uranous compound. {uran(ium) + ic} II. /juˈrænɪk/ (say yooh …   Australian English dictionary

  • uranic — I. yəˈranik, yüˈr adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary uran (II) + ic : of, relating to, or containing uranium used especially of compounds in which this element has a valence higher than in uranous compounds II. adjective …   Useful english dictionary

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