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]


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  • 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 — noun : niobic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 — 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

  • niobic 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

  • niobic acid — noun : a gelatinous hydrated form Nb2O5.nH20 of niobium pentoxide that reacts with alkalies to yield salts (as sodium niobate NaNb03) called also columbic 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

  • Niobium pentoxide — IUPAC name Niobium(V) oxide …   Wikipedia

  • Columbate — Co*lum bate, n. [Cf. F. colombate. See {Columbium}.] (Chem.) A salt of columbic acid; a niobate. See {Columbium}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • niobic — /nuy oh bik, ob ik/, adj. Chem. 1. of or pertaining to niobium; columbic. 2. of or derived from niobic acid. [1835 45; NIOB(IUM) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

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