-ic

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-ic: A suffix signifying, in general, relating to, or characteristic of as, historic, hygienic, telegraphic, etc. (Chem.) A suffix, denoting that the element indicated en Do you have knowledge, Definitions or data to publish about -ic? Dictionary UK is open for edits.

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Meaning of -ic:

1. A suffix signifying, in general, relating to, or characteristic of

2. as, historic, hygienic, telegraphic, etc.

3. (Chem.) A suffix, denoting that the element indicated enters into certain compounds with its highest valence, or with a valence relatively higher than in compounds where the name of the element ends in -ous

4. as, ferric, sulphuric. It is also used in the general sense of pertaining to

5. as, hydric, sodic, calcic.

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