Definition of ferric
1 : of, relating to, or containing iron
2 : being or containing iron usually with a valence of three
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The company is adding ferric chloride to the wet sludge before drying, a binding agent that should lessen sulfur dioxide emissions.
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Medical Definition of ferric
1: of, relating to, or containing iron
2: being or containing iron usually with a valence of three
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