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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ferric  \Fer"ric\,  a.  [L.  ferrum  iron:  cf  F.  ferrique  See 
  {Ferrous}.] 
  Pertaining  to  derived  from  or  containing  iron.  Specifically 
  (Chem.),  denoting  those  compounds  in  which  iron  has  a  higher 
  valence  than  in  the  ferrous  compounds;  as  ferric  oxide; 
  ferric  acid. 
 
  {Ferric  acid}  (Chem.),  an  acid,  {H2FeO4},  which  is  not  known 
  in  the  free  state,  but  forms  definite  salts,  analogous  to 
  the  chromates  and  sulphates. 
 
  {Ferric  oxide}  (Chem.),  sesquioxide  of  iron,  {Fe2O3}; 
  hematite.  See  {Hematite}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ferric 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  or  containing  iron  [syn:  {ferrous}] 




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