follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

hemic

[hee-mik, hem-ik] /ˈhi mɪk, ˈhɛm ɪk/
adjective
1.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; hem- + -ic
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for hemic
  • hemic peat, either newly exposed or well protected from air, is generally light yellow or brown.
  • hemic peat that is newly exposed or has been well protected from the air is generally light yellow or brown.
British Dictionary definitions for hemic

haemic

/ˈhiːmɪk; ˈhɛm-/
adjective
1.
another word for haematic
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
hemic in Medicine

hemic he·mic (hē'mĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to the blood.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for hemic

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for hemic

12
13
Scrabble Words With Friends