/nuy oh"bik, -ob"ik/, adj. Chem.
1. of or pertaining to niobium; columbic.
2. of or derived from niobic acid.
[1835-45; NIOB(IUM) + -IC]

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  • niobic — ni*ob ic, a. (Chem.) Same as {Columbic}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • niobic — [nī ō′bik] adj. Chem. of or containing pentavalent niobium …   English World dictionary

  • niobic — /naɪˈoʊbɪk/ (say nuy ohbik), / ˈɒbɪk/ (say obik) adjective Obsolete 1. containing pentavalent niobium, as niobic acid, Nb2O5. n H2O. 2. of or relating to niobium …   Australian English dictionary

  • niobic — ni·o·bic …   English syllables

  • niobic — (ˈ)nī|ōbik adjective Etymology: New Latin niobium + English ic : of, relating to, or containing niobium used especially of compounds in which this element is pentavalent …   Useful english dictionary

  • niobic acid — Columbic Co*lum bic, a. [From {Columbium}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, columbium or niobium; niobic. [1913 Webster] {Columbic acid} (Chem.), a weak acid derived from columbic or niobic oxide, {Nb2O5}; called also {niobic acid}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • niobic acid — noun the hypothetical acid HNbO derived from niobic oxide NbO, only known as its salts, the niobates …   Wiktionary

  • niobic acid — niobato rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė H₃NbO₄ atitikmenys: angl. niobic acid rus. ниобиевая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – niobio rūgštis sinonimas – vandenilio tetraoksoniobatas (3–) …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • niobic acid — Chem. a white, water insoluble solid, Nb2O5·nH2O. [1835 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • niobic acid — noun : a gelatinous hydrated form Nb2O5.nH20 of niobium pentoxide that reacts with alkalies to yield salts (as sodium niobate NaNb03) called also columbic acid …   Useful english dictionary

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