stannic

stannic

[stan-ik]
adjective Chemistry.
of or containing tin, especially in the tetravalent state.

Origin:
1780–90; stann(um) + -ic

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stannic (ˈstænɪk)
 
adj
of or containing tin, esp in the tetravalent state
 
[C18: from Late Latin stannum tin]

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stannic
"containing tin," 1790, from Mod.L. stannum, from L.L. stannum "tin" (originally an alloy of silver and lead), a scribal alteration of L. stagnum, probably from a Celt. source (cf. Ir. stan "tin," Cornish, Bret. sten, Welsh ystaen). The L. word is the source of It. stagno, Fr. étain, Sp. estaño
"tin."
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stannic stan·nic (stān'ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or containing tin, especially with valence 4.

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stannic   (stān'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
Containing tin, especially tin with a valence of 4. Compare stannous.
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