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Definition of "auric" [au•ric]

  • Of, relating to, derived from, or containing gold, especially with valence 3. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "auric" in a sentence
  • "All gemstones work through the magic of their various colors and shades, which transmit vibrations that alter the electromagnetic fields of what we call the auric and etheric bodies, about which we sadly know very little."
  • "It is seen as an oval mass of luminous mist of highly complex structure, and from its shape has sometimes been called the auric egg."
  • "Or having a computer with spell check that can even recognize "auric" as a word!"
Words like "auric"
auric acid
auric chloride
auric iodide
auric oxide