fluoric etymology

English word fluoric comes from English -ic, English fluoro- (Fluorescent. Fluorine.)

Detailed word origin of fluoric

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”.
fluoro- English (eng) Fluorescent. Fluorine.
fluoric English (eng) (chemistry) Pertaining to, obtained from or containing fluorine. (obsolete, inorganic chemistry) hydrofluoric.

Words with the same origin as fluoric

Descendants of -ic
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Descendants of fluoro-
dichlorofluoromethane difluoromethane fluorobenzene fluorobenzyl fluorocitrate fluorodesulfurization fluorodifen fluorogenic fluorogram fluoroorotic fluorophore fluorophosphate fluorophotometry fluoroprobe fluoropyrrole fluoroscopically fluorosilicic fluorosphere fluorosulfite fluorothymidine fluorotype hydrofluoric pentafluoroethane trichlorofluoromethane