uranic

uranic

1 [yoo-ran-ik]
adjective Chemistry.
1.
of or containing uranium, especially in the tetravalent state.
2.
containing uranium in a valence state higher than the corresponding uranous compound.

Origin:
1830–40; uran(ium) + -ic

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uranic

2 [yoo-ran-ik]
adjective
of or pertaining to the heavens; astronomical: uranic principles.

Origin:
1855–60; < Greek ouran(ós) heaven + -ic

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uranic1 (jʊˈrænɪk)
 
adj
of or containing uranium, esp in a high valence state

uranic2 (jʊˈrænɪk)
 
adj
obsolete astronomical or celestial
 
[C19: from Greek ouranos heaven]

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