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 (ko͞o′prĭk, kyo͞o′-)
Relating to or containing copper, especially with valence 2.
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(Chemistry) of or containing copper in the divalent state
[C18: from Late Latin cuprum copper]
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(ˈkyu prɪk, ˈku-)

containing bivalent copper.
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Adj.1.cupric - of or containing divalent copper
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Progress of cupric complex formation into poly (vinyl alcohol) substrates in a swollen film state.