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Definition of "cupric" [cu•pric]

  • Of or containing divalent copper. (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 "cupric" in a sentence
  • "Ferrous sulphide was next similarly treated, and gave, after the lapse of a few hours, a copious blackish precipitation of sulphur, and possessing properties similar to the sulphur obtained by dissolving sulphides such as cupric sulphide in dilute nitric acid, in all other respects resembling common sulphur."
  • "And double lucky, the B50 formula & Calcium formula both Costco had cupric gluconate."
  • "The enquiry follows dissatisfaction expressed about the existing procedure for issuing a permit for the import of dangerous waste, with specific reference to the recent cupric arsenite issue."
Words like "cupric"
cupric carbonate
cupric chloride
cupric sulfide
cupric sulphide