Iridic
Iridic I*rid"ic, a. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to iridium; -- said specifically of those compounds in which iridium has a relatively high valence. [1913 Webster]

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  • Iridic — I*rid ic, a. Of or pertaining to the iris of the eye. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • iridic — [ī rid′ik, irid′ik] adj. 1. of or containing iridium 2. designating or of a chemical compound containing tetravalent iridium 3. of the iris of the eye …   English World dictionary

  • iridic — irid·ic ī rid ikalso i adj of or relating to the iris of the eye <the pigmented iridic epithelium> …   Medical dictionary

  • iridic — adjective Date: circa 1890 of or relating to the iris of the eye …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • iridic — /i rid ik, uy rid /, adj. Chem. of or containing iridium, esp. in the tetravalent state. [1835 45; IRID + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • iridic — adjective a) containing tetravalent iridium b) Of or relating to the iris of the eye. Syn: iridal …   Wiktionary

  • iridic — adj. ridic, containing the precious metallic element iridium (Chemistry); of or pertaining to the iris (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • iridic — irid·ic …   English syllables

  • iridic — i•rid•ic [[t]ɪˈrɪd ɪk[/t]] adj. chem. of or containing iridium, esp. in the tetravalent state • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • iridic — /aɪˈrɪdɪk/ (say uy ridik), /əˈrɪdɪk/ (say uh ridik) adjective Chemistry Obsolete of or containing iridium, especially in the tetravalent state …   Australian English dictionary

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