Of tin with a valence of four; of tin(IV). Compare with stannous.
More example sentences
- This book presents the background science and technology of the stannic oxide gas sensor, along with practical information about its applications.
- Tin oxide or stannic oxide is commonly used as an opacifier in ceramic glazes.
- Single crystals of stannic oxide heavily doped with antimony have been grown from tin vapour and oxygen at 1450°c.
late 18th century: from late Latin stannum 'tin' + -ic.
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