Molybdic Mo*lyb"dic, a. [Cf. F. molybdique. See {molybdena}.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, molybdenum; specif., designating those compounds in which the element has a higher valence, as contrasted with {molybdous} compounds; as, molybdic oxide. [1913 Webster]

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  • molybdic — [mə lib′dik] adj. Chem. designating or of compounds in which molybdenum has a higher valence (usually 3 or 6) than in the corresponding molybdous compounds …   English World dictionary

  • molybdic — /meuh lib dik/, adj. Chem. of or containing molybdenum, esp. in the trivalent or hexavalent states, as molybdic acid, H2MoO4. [1790 1800; MOLYBD(ENUM) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • molybdic — Denoting molybdenum in the 6+ state, as in MoO3. * * * mo·lyb·dic mə lib dik adj of, relating to, or containing molybdenum esp. with one of its higher valences * * * mo·lyb·dic (mə libґdik) containing molybdenum as a hexavalent element …   Medical dictionary

  • molybdic — adj. (Chemistry) of or containing molybdenum (metallic element used to strengthen and harden steel) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • molybdic — mo·lyb·dic …   English syllables

  • molybdic — mo•lyb•dic [[t]məˈlɪb dɪk[/t]] adj. chem. of or containing trivalent or hexavalent molybdenum • Etymology: 1790–1800 …   From formal English to slang

  • molybdic — /məˈlɪbdɪk/ (say muh libdik) adjective Obsolete of or containing molybdenum, especially in the trivalent or hexavalent states …   Australian English dictionary

  • molybdic — məˈlibdik adjective Etymology: molybd + ic : of, relating to, or containing molybdenum used especially of compounds in which this element has one of its higher valences (as six) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Molybdic acid — Identifiers CAS number 7782 91 4 ChemSpider 74188 …   Wikipedia

  • molybdic acid — noun 1. : any of various acids derived from molybdenum trioxide; especially : the simplest acid H2MoO4 obtained as white crystals or as the yellow crystalline monohydrate H2MoO4.H2O but known chiefly in the form of salts many of which are… …   Useful english dictionary

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