adjective, Chemistry.
of or containing tin, especially in the tetravalent state.
of or containing tin, esp in the tetravalent state

stannic stan·nic (stān’ĭk)
Of, relating to, or containing tin, especially with valence 4.
Containing tin, especially tin with a valence of 4. Compare stannous.

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  • Stannic-chloride

    noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless fuming and caustic liquid, SnCl 4 , soluble in water and alcohol, that converts with water to a crystalline solid: used for electrically conductive and electroluminescent coatings and in ceramics.

  • Stannic-oxide

    noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, amorphous, water-insoluble powder, SnO 2 , used chiefly in the manufacture of ceramic glazes and glass, and of polishing powders for metal, glass, and marble.

  • Stannic-sulfide

    noun, Chemistry. 1. a yellowish or brownish, water-insoluble powder, SnS 2 , usually used suspended in lacquer or varnish for gilding and bronzing metals, wood, paper, etc.; mosaic gold.

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