Sentence Examples

  • From an agglomeration of, scattered medieval princi- I Ic bleins palities into a unified modern nation.
  • If more than one compound be formed from the same two elements,, the difference is shown by prefixing such words as mono-, di-, tri-, sesqui-, per-, sub-, &c., to the last part of the name, or the suffixes -ous and -ic may be appended to the name of the first element.
  • The affixes -ous and sub- refer to the compounds containing more of the positive element, -ic and per- to those containing less.
  • If one acid be known its name is formed by the termination -ic, e.g.
  • Carbonic acid; if two, the one containing the less amount of oxygen takes the termination -ous and the other the termination -ic, e.g.