-ic
Suffix
  1. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
    Cyrillic
    acidic
  2. (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (HSO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).
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