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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.
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ferric

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

(ˈfɛr ɪk)

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

adjEisen-; ferric oxideEisenoxid nt
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ferric

adj férrico
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To improve the bioavailability of ferric iron, Michael B.
The lorry was carrying ferric sulphate, used in cleaning products, which gives off powerful fumes that can affect people's breathing.
In fact, metal particle media dominates digital data storage media today thanks to the inroads made with the first generations of 4mm DDS and 8mm helical scan data recorders when most computer tape products were based on standard ferric oxide media.
The coagulants used included aluminum sulfate, ferric sulfate, and ferric chloride with dosages of 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 mg/l.
Panic and confusion swept through Rhondda Fawr following police warnings that strong winds were blowing ferric chloride, sent into the air after a lorry exploded, toward Treherbert.
Hundreds of gallons of the watercleaning chemical ferric chloride exploded and caught fire after the tanker was involved in an accident on the southbound carriageway of the A465 between Resolven and Clun on the outskirts of Neath.
In some waters ferric salts have been found to be more effective than aluminum-based coagulants for TOC removal.
It involves recycling waste acid from the galvanising process and turning it into ferric chloride which can be used to treat and clean up waste water.
Researchers at an Ibaraki Prefecture institute have discovered a method of removing endocrine disrupters from water by using ferric oxide and a superconducting magnet, they said Thursday.
Growth of the organism generally requires a high level of ferrous iron, which the organism uses as a source of energy, producing ferric iron in the process.
It also produces ferric sulphate, a byproduct of the steel industry which is used in the treatment of waste water.