• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • -ic A suffix signifying, in general, relating to, or characteristic of; as, historic, hygienic, telegraphic, etc.
    • -ic (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 .
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. -icus, Gr. : cf. F. -ique,


In literature:

Something ending in ic.
"I Say No" by Wilkie Collins
One of their most celebrated kings was name Gen'ser-ic.
"Famous Men of the Middle Ages" by John H. Haaren
Bolbitius (Bol-bit'i-us), 163. variicolor (va-ri-ic'o-lor), 164, fig.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
The ga of Lat ego A S, ic etc.
"The Dakotan Languages, and Their Relations to Other Languages" by Andrew Woods Williamson
Et quia tempus p'ic'losum est vt nulli lat'e possit Jus meu'.
"A Chronicle of London from 1089 to 1483" by Anonymous
Christ enthroned, blessing and holding a book, with the monograms IC and XC; in the corners the lion and eagle with books.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
I used to wish I was a squirrel, they're so en-er-get-ic.
"John March, Southerner" by George W. Cable
He was still nodding when two Earthmen in IC uniform stepped out of the crowd.
"Insidekick" by Jesse Franklin Bone
ACET'IC ACID, an acid produced by the oxidation of common alcohol, and of many other organic substances.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
AMYL'IC ALCOHOL, one of the products of the fermentation of grain, &c., commonly known by the name of fusel-oil (q.v.).
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
BALEAR'IC ISLANDS, an archipelago of four large and eleven small islands, south-east of Spain, including Majorca, Minorca, Iviza, and Formentera.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
He spoke over the cockpit intercom, the ICS, advising Brady of the authorization.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
We've got to take her down to the IC.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover
Gif thu swa ne dest, thonne cleopadh he to me and ic hine gehyre, forthon the ic eom swidhe mildheort.
"The English Language" by Robert Gordon Latham
DIATON'IC, a term originally applied by the Greeks to one of their three genera of music.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
ENHARMON'IC, in music, is an epithet applied to intervals smaller than the regular divisions of the scale, i.e.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
EXOT'IC, belonging to foreign countries; a term used especially of plants.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
Tell Pan-ic-pa (his father) that I am in Ah-ming-ma-noona (Musk Ox Land).
"My Attainment of the Pole" by Frederick A. Cook
For wel fela ic wat on thisum earde gelaeredran thonne ic sy, ac God geswuteladh his wundra thurh dhone the he wile.
"The Homilies of the Anglo-Saxon Church" by Ælfric
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 3 of 4: N-R)" by Various

In news:

GEO Semi to buy Maxim 's video IC business.
Maxim 's analog IC market share has more than doubled from 4.1% to 9.0% over the last decade.
Brown County Alum Henricks, IC's Michael Bates earn First Team All Midwest Conference Football Honors.
Small form factor GXM-T wireless radio enables OEMs to leverage existing designs for international markets where 900 MHz spectrum is unavailable and has full ETSI, FCC, IC, RoHS and UL Class 1 division 2 Certifications.
Mono audio amp IC offers 13W burst output with 10x efficiency gains.
Don't blame manufacturers' software customizations for holding up mobile phone upgrades to the new version of Google's mobile operating system, Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich" (ICS), a top executive at Motorola said Wednesday.
Estimating Power IC contributions to your embedded design power budget.
Photo IC with Near Human Eye Response and Wide Operating Temperature Range.
Exciton ICs would negate the need to convert optical data to electrons and back again.
Select the Optimal Power Management IC.
Intelligent Compaction (IC) comes from both intelligent machines and intelligent operation.
Richard Goeglin, chair, Pinnacle Entertainment, Ic.
IC Places hires ApFormance to optimize website.
Supplier of advanced RF and mixed-signal communications ICs suited for the wireless infrastructure and mobile wireless.
Echl A Titan-ic shift in Trenton personnel .

In science:

In each case, we show ∆z(90%) just before ignibe compensated by a change in its spin or moment of inertia tion by a horizontal solid line. d Jc = d (IcΩc ) = Ic dΩc + Ωc d Ic .
Rotational Evolution During Type I X-Ray Bursts
Since Ic depends on both Hb and x, one can write d Ic /dx = ∂ Ic /∂ x + (dHb /dx)∂ Ic /∂Hb .
Rotational Evolution During Type I X-Ray Bursts
In fact, the first term in equation (21) exactly cancels the ∂ Ic /∂ x piece of the second term, giving dΩc /dx = (Ωc /Ic )(dHb /dx)∂ Ic /∂Hb .
Rotational Evolution During Type I X-Ray Bursts
The coframe variation of (58) yields the equations: b ∧ ic ib ia ⋆ 1 − Xk bk [icβk ∧ ⋆αk − (−1)pk αk ∧ ic ⋆ βk ] + Xk where ∆τc [k ] is the extra term in the stress forms coming from the generic term bk (αk ∧ ⋆βk ).
On the solutions of the Cartan equation in Metric Affine Gravity
On page 25 Fermi affirms that an adiabat ic transformat ion is a reversible transformat ion for a thermally iso lated system (dQ=O). But if we are not careful we can commit the paradigmat ic error.
The Energy-Entropy Principle
Brylinski has defined an equivalence between the space of equivalence classes of complex line gerbes and H 3 (N , IZ ). N the sheaf of differentiable IC − {0} = IC ∗ -functions defined on N .
Non abelian cohomology: the point of view of gerbed tower
Transferring back to the original BLQH problem, the small imbalance will first drive the C-PSDW to the In-commensurate normal solid (IC-PSDW), then drive a 1st order transition from the IC-PSDW to the ESF shown in Fig.9b.
Mutual Composite Fermion and composite Boson approaches to balanced and imbalanced bilayer quantum Hall system: an electronic analogy of the Helium 4 system
Each agent has a finite set IC of integrityconstraints that the state O of the agent must satisfy (written O |= IC ), of the form ψ ⇒ χa where ψ is a code call condition, and χa is a code call atom or constraint atom.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
It means that the deviation from the scaling curve in Fig. 1(a) is just the trivial crossover to the normal state resistance which always occurs for large enough i because the small scale 1/ic becomes relevant and breaks the scaling when i becomes of the same order as ic .
Scaling determination of the nonlinear I-V characteristics for 2D superconducting networks
Included are: IC emission of CR electrons scattering off cosmic microwave background photons (dot line), decay of neutral pions produced in p-p inelastic collisions (dash line) and IC emission from secondary e± (dot-dash line).
Non-thermal particles in the intergalactic and intracluster medium
The four Bell-type states which need to be distinguished here are (|β iA |−αiC ∓ |−β iA |αiC ) and (|β iA |αiC ∓ |−β iA |−αiC ).
Generalized Measurement and Conclusive Teleportation with Nonmaximal Entanglement
Linear optical scheme for a conclusive teleportation of the state (cid:0)x |αiC + y |−αiC (cid:1).
Generalized Measurement and Conclusive Teleportation with Nonmaximal Entanglement
This construction of this gerbe using shows that this gerbe is flat, the ob jects of L′ (ω )(U ) are locally flat IC -bundles, and morphisms are morphisms of locally flat IC -bundles.
Gerbes, 2-gerbes and symplectic fibrations
We will denote by iC (α, β ) the number of intersections of the curves in the interiors or on the boundary of any of the cylinders Ci and by iZ (α, β ) the number of intersections in or on the boundary of any of the minimal components, so that i(α, β ) ≤ iC (α, β ) + iZ (α, β ).
Thin triangles and a multiplicative ergodic theorem for Teichm\"uller geometry
We define IC e (X ) for general e as the subgroup of C e (X ) consisting of elements [ϕ]e with ϕ with support contained in a L-definable subset Z ⊂ X of dimension e and with [ϕ|Z ]e in IC e (Z ).
Constructible exponential functions, motivic Fourier transform and transfer principle