Icer

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

-ic \-ic\ [L. -icus, Gr. ?: cf. F. -ique.]

1. A suffix signifying, in general, relating to, or characteristic of; as, historic, hygienic, telegraphic, etc.

2. (Chem.) A suffix, denoting that the element indicated enters into certain compounds with its highest valence, or with a valence relatively higher than in compounds where the name of the element ends in -ous; as, ferric, sulphuric. It is also used in the general sense of pertaining to; as, hydric, sodic, calcic.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

ic

adjective

1: being nine more than ninety [syn: {ninety-nine}, {99}, {ic}]

noun

1: a group of government agencies and organizations that carry out intelligence activities for the United States government; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence [syn: {Intelligence Community}, {National Intelligence Community}, {United States Intelligence Community}, {IC}]


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