heliospheric etymology

English word heliospheric comes from English -ic, English heliosphere

Detailed word origin of heliospheric

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”.
heliosphere English (eng) (astronomy) The region of space where interstellar medium is blown away by solar wind; the boundary, heliopause, is often considered the edge of the Solar System.
heliospheric English (eng) Of or pertaining to the heliosphere.

Words with the same origin as heliospheric

Descendants of -ic
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