stannic

adjective
stan·​nic | \ ˈsta-nik How to pronounce stannic (audio) \

Definition of stannic

: of, relating to, or containing tin especially with a valence of four

First Known Use of stannic

1790, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stannic

probably from French stannique, from Late Latin stannum tin, from Latin stagnum, an alloy of silver and lead

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“Stannic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stannic. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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stannic

adjective
stan·​nic | \ ˈstan-ik How to pronounce stannic (audio) \

Medical Definition of stannic

: of, relating to, or containing tin especially with a valence of four

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