Columbic
Columbic Co*lum"bic, a. [From {Columbo}.] Pertaining to, or derived from, the columbo root. [1913 Webster]

{Columbic acid} (Chem.), an organic acid extracted from the columbo root as a bitter, yellow, amorphous substance. [1913 Webster]


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  • Columbic — Co*lum bic, a. [From {Columbium}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, columbium or niobium; niobic. [1913 Webster] {Columbic acid} (Chem.), a weak acid derived from columbic or niobic oxide, {Nb2O5}; called also {niobic acid}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • columbic — /keuh lum bik/, adj. Chem. niobic. [1800 10; COLUMB(IUM) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • columbic — adj. of columbium (chemical element) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • columbic — co·lum·bic …   English syllables

  • columbic — /kəˈlʌmbɪk/ (say kuh lumbik) adjective Chemistry → niobic …   Australian English dictionary

  • columbic — I. kəˈləmbik adjective Etymology: columba (I) + ic : relating to or derived from the calumba root II. adjective Etymology: New Latin columbium + English ic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Columbic acid — Columbic Co*lum bic, a. [From {Columbium}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, columbium or niobium; niobic. [1913 Webster] {Columbic acid} (Chem.), a weak acid derived from columbic or niobic oxide, {Nb2O5}; called also {niobic acid}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Columbic acid — Columbic Co*lum bic, a. [From {Columbo}.] Pertaining to, or derived from, the columbo root. [1913 Webster] {Columbic acid} (Chem.), an organic acid extracted from the columbo root as a bitter, yellow, amorphous substance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • columbic acid — noun : niobic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nb2O5 — Columbic Co*lum bic, a. [From {Columbium}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, columbium or niobium; niobic. [1913 Webster] {Columbic acid} (Chem.), a weak acid derived from columbic or niobic oxide, {Nb2O5}; called also {niobic acid}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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