geic
geic ge"ic (j[=e]"[i^]k), a. [Gr. gh^ earth.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, earthy or vegetable mold. [1913 Webster]

{geic acid}. (Chem.) See {Humin}. [1913 Webster]


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  • geic — geic, a. (ˈdʒiːɪk) [f. Gr. γῆ earth + ic.] In geic acid (F. acide géique), a product of the conversion of wood into vegetable mould. Also called humic or ulmic acid. in Hoblyn Dict. Med. in Watts Dict. Chem …   Useful english dictionary

  • geic acid — geic ge ic (j[=e] [i^]k), a. [Gr. gh^ earth.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, earthy or vegetable mold. [1913 Webster] {geic acid}. (Chem.) See {Humin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • geic acid — Humin Hu min, n. [L. humus the earth, ground.] (Chem.) A bitter, brownish yellow, amorphous substance, extracted from vegetable mold, and also produced by the action of acids on certain sugars and carbohydrates; called also {humic acid}, {ulmin} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gein — Humin Hu min, n. [L. humus the earth, ground.] (Chem.) A bitter, brownish yellow, amorphous substance, extracted from vegetable mold, and also produced by the action of acids on certain sugars and carbohydrates; called also {humic acid}, {ulmin} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • humic acid — Humin Hu min, n. [L. humus the earth, ground.] (Chem.) A bitter, brownish yellow, amorphous substance, extracted from vegetable mold, and also produced by the action of acids on certain sugars and carbohydrates; called also {humic acid}, {ulmin} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Humin — Hu min, n. [L. humus the earth, ground.] (Chem.) A bitter, brownish yellow, amorphous substance, extracted from vegetable mold, and also produced by the action of acids on certain sugars and carbohydrates; called also {humic acid}, {ulmin},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ulmic — Humin Hu min, n. [L. humus the earth, ground.] (Chem.) A bitter, brownish yellow, amorphous substance, extracted from vegetable mold, and also produced by the action of acids on certain sugars and carbohydrates; called also {humic acid}, {ulmin} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ulmin — Humin Hu min, n. [L. humus the earth, ground.] (Chem.) A bitter, brownish yellow, amorphous substance, extracted from vegetable mold, and also produced by the action of acids on certain sugars and carbohydrates; called also {humic acid}, {ulmin} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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