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picric

[pik-rik] /ˈpɪk rɪk/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
of or derived from picric acid.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; < Greek pikr(ós) bitter + -ic
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Examples for picric
  • For example, picric acid is normally stored in water that evaporates during storage.
  • picric acid and human urine also cause a discharge of nematocysts and should not be used.

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