cupric

adjective
cu·​pric | \ ˈkyü-prik How to pronounce cupric (audio) , ˈkü- How to pronounce cupric (audio) \

Definition of cupric

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

Examples of cupric in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 29 June 2017 Three chemicals interacted to form the color tracers — barium, strontium and cupric-oxide. Angela Fritz, Washington Post, 29 June 2017 Three chemicals will interact to form the color tracers — barium, strontium and cupric-oxide. Kevin Ambrose, Washington Post, 14 June 2017 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'cupric.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of cupric

1799, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About cupric

Dictionary Entries Near cupric

Cupressus

cupric

cupric acetate

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for cupric

Cite this Entry

“Cupric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cupric. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More Definitions for cupric

cupric

adjective
cu·​pric | \ ˈk(y)ü-prik How to pronounce cupric (audio) \

Medical Definition of cupric

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Words for Scrabble

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!