cadmic etymology

English word cadmic comes from English -ic, English cadmium

Detailed word origin of cadmic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-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”.
cadmium English (eng) (countable) A single atom of this element.. A metallic chemical element (symbol Cd) with an atomic number of 48.
cadmic English (eng) (chemistry, archaic) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing cadmium.

Words with the same origin as cadmic

Descendants of -ic
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Descendants of cadmium
cadmian cadmiferous cadmiuria nicad