Definition of Auric

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or containing or derived from gold.

Exact synonyms: Aurous
Partainyms: Gold, Gold

Definition of Auric

1. a. Of or pertaining to gold.

Definition of Auric

1. Adjective. (inorganic chemistry) Of or pertaining to trivalent gold. ¹

2. Adjective. (obsolete) Of, or pertaining to the ear; aural ¹

3. Adjective. Pertaining to an aura. ¹

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Definition of Auric

1. pertaining to gold [adj] - See also: gold

Medical Definition of Auric

1. 1. Of or pertaining to gold. 2. Pertaining to, or derived from, gold; said of those compounds of gold in which this element has its higher valence; as, auric oxide; auric chloride. Origin: L. Aurum gold. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Auric

aureolic acid
auric (current term)
auric acid
auricle of atrium
auricle of left atrium
auricle of right atrium
auricula atrialis
auricula atrii
auricula dextra

Literary usage of Auric

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1. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller, Charles Edward Groves, Herbert McLeod (1878)
"An aqueous solution of auric bromide may easily be prepared by agitate the ... auric bromide forms numerous double salts. ing to the chlorides. ..."

2. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1852)
"When digested in water, it gave up a small quantity of auric oxide, ... The affinity of auric oxide for the greater number of acids is but slight : thus, ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The potassium salt is obtained by crystallizing equivalent quantities of potassium and auric chlorides. Light-yellow monoclinic needles of ..."

4. A Dictionary of Chemical Solubilities: Inorganic by Arthur Messinger Comey, Dorothy Anna Hahn (1921)
"auric fluoride, AuF,. Is incapable of existence not only ence of Hip but under the ... auric hydroxide, AuO,H,. Nearly insol. in most acids. EML very cone. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"Thus, according to Thomsen, when a solution of auric chloride is reduced by sulphurous acid, the gold separates as a light- coloured powder which readily ..."

6. A Text-book of Inorganic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1887)
"333); auric hydroxide, Au(OH)3, unites almost solely with bases. On the other hand, they show many similarities to the highest combination forms of the ..."

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