ferric


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fer·ric

 (fĕr′ĭk)
adj.
Relating to or containing iron, especially with valence 3 or a valence higher than in a corresponding ferrous compound.

ferric

(ˈfɛrɪk)
adj
(Minerals) of or containing iron in the trivalent state: ferric oxide; designating an iron (III) compound
[C18: from Latin ferrum iron]

fer•ric

(ˈfɛr ɪk)

adj.
of or containing iron, esp. in the trivalent state.
[1790–1800; < Latin ferr(um) iron + -ic]

fer·ric

(fĕr′ĭk)
Containing iron, especially iron with a valence of 3. Compare ferrous.
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Adj.1.ferric - of or relating to or containing iron
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ferric

[ˈferɪk] ADJférrico

ferric

adjEisen-; ferric oxideEisenoxid nt

ferric

adj férrico
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It also produces ferric sulphate, a byproduct of the steel industry which is used in the treatment of waste water.