Definition of Humic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or derived from humus. "Humic acid"

Partainyms: Humus
Derivative terms: Humus



Definition of Humic

1. a. Pertaining to, or derived from, vegetable mold; as, humic acid. See Humin.

Definition of Humic

1. Adjective. of, or relating to humus ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Humic

1. derived from humus [adj]

Medical Definition of Humic

1. Pertaining to, or derived from, vegetable mold; as, humic acid. See Humin. Origin: L. Humus the earth, ground: cf. F. Humique. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Humic Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humic

humeroperoneal
humeroradial
humeroradial articulation
humeroradial joint
humeroscapular
humeroulnar
humeroulnar head of flexor digitorum superficialis muscle
humeroulnar joint
humerus
humf
humfed
humfing
humfs
humhum
humhums
humic (current term)
humic acid
humic acids
humic shale
humic substance
humicolous
humicubation
humicubations
humid
humid heat
humid heats
humid tetter
humider
humidest
humidex

Literary usage of Humic

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1. Agriculture in Some of Its Relations with Chemistry by Frank Humphreys Storer (1897)
"They probably have no inconsiderable influence upon the growth of plants, although nothing is known as to the manner of their action. The humic Acids have ..."

2. Chemistry in Its Application to Agriculture and Physiology by Justus Liebig, Lyon Playfair Playfair (1847)
"But according to the ob- on of chemists, humic acid is ... humic acid, when first precipitated, is a flocculent substance, is soluble in 2500 times its ..."

3. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1861)
"... and hard by the portion of crenate which is undecomposed acting as a cement; (lie humus and humic acids are the usual attendants of this decomposition. ..."

4. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1915)
"humic acid 102 HC1 ext. ... humic acid Peat HC1 ext. ... of the various groups in the acid extract and the humic acids there are no noteworthy differences. ..."

5. British Farmer's Magazine (1852)
"böge consuls ahno.it wholly of humic acid, the whole of which, or nearly so, can he dissolved in ammonia, potash, or soda, and hy boiling, or long continued ..."

6. Chemistry in Its Applications to Agriculture and Physiology by Justus Liebig (1843)
"B even the mineral waters from the springs of Selter a Fachinger, containing alkaline carbonates, are destitute a trace of humic acid; although these waters ..."

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