cupric

adjective
cu·​pric | \ˈkyü-prik, ˈkü- \

Definition of cupric 

: of, relating to, or containing copper with a valence of two

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The canisters will release barium, strontium and cupric-oxide, forming colored clouds that researchers can visually monitor and track from the ground, which could help them understand the movements of particles in the ionsphere and aurora. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "NASA Launch Will Dot the Sky With Colorful Clouds," 29 June 2017 The canisters will release barium, strontium and cupric-oxide, forming colored clouds that researchers can visually monitor and track from the ground, which could help them understand the movements of particles in the ionsphere and aurora. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "NASA Launch Will Dot the Sky With Colorful Clouds," 29 June 2017 The canisters will release barium, strontium and cupric-oxide, forming colored clouds that researchers can visually monitor and track from the ground, which could help them understand the movements of particles in the ionsphere and aurora. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "NASA Launch Will Dot the Sky With Colorful Clouds," 29 June 2017 The canisters will release barium, strontium and cupric-oxide, forming colored clouds that researchers can visually monitor and track from the ground, which could help them understand the movements of particles in the ionsphere and aurora. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "NASA Launch Will Dot the Sky With Colorful Clouds," 29 June 2017 The canisters will release barium, strontium and cupric-oxide, forming colored clouds that researchers can visually monitor and track from the ground, which could help them understand the movements of particles in the ionsphere and aurora. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "NASA Launch Will Dot the Sky With Colorful Clouds," 29 June 2017 The canisters will release barium, strontium and cupric-oxide, forming colored clouds that researchers can visually monitor and track from the ground, which could help them understand the movements of particles in the ionsphere and aurora. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "NASA Launch Will Dot the Sky With Colorful Clouds," 29 June 2017 Three chemicals interacted to form the color tracers — barium, strontium and cupric-oxide. Angela Fritz, Washington Post, "The NASA Wallops ‘artificial aurora’ rocket launch finally happened. Here’s what it looked like.," 29 June 2017 Three chemicals will interact to form the color tracers — barium, strontium and cupric-oxide. Kevin Ambrose, Washington Post, "Cloudy skies scuttle Wallops Island rocket launch again. The eighth try is Thursday night.," 14 June 2017

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1799, in the meaning defined above

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cupric

adjective
cu·​pric | \ˈk(y)ü-prik \

Medical Definition of cupric 

: of, relating to, or containing copper with a valence of two

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