bathygraphic etymology

English word bathygraphic comes from English -ic, English bathygraphy (The scientific description of the depth of the ocean.)

Detailed word origin of bathygraphic

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-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
bathygraphy English (eng) The scientific description of the depth of the ocean.
bathygraphic English (eng) Relating to bathygraphy.

Words with the same origin as bathygraphic

Descendants of -ic
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