Columbic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Columbic (Chem) Pertaining to, or containing, columbium or niobium; niobic.
    • a Columbic Pertaining to, or derived from, the columbo root.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • columbic Pertaining to or obtained from columbium.
    • columbic Existing in or derived from columbo-root: as, columbic acid.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Columbium

Usage

In literature:

He had been to the vestry of St. Columb Major, and had satisfied himself that he was misled by no false report.
"Miss or Mrs.?" by Wilkie Collins
If he and Father Columb were left together, I don't know what might happen.
"Castle Richmond" by Anthony Trollope
The Pictish men by St. Columb taught.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1" by The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
When heated in the air it is oxidized into columbic acid, and is only soluble in hydrofluoric acid, yielding hydrogen.
"A System of Instruction in the Practical Use of the Blowpipe" by Anonymous
She's grown up now and married, and settled at St. Columb.
"Wandering Heath" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
St. Columb's Court were the victors by three goats to one.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, December 29, 1920" by Various
HIGHLANDERS, St. Columb (521-597).
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama" by E. Cobham Brewer
The two Columb churches are both interesting, that of St. Columb Minor having the second highest tower in Cornwall.
"The Cornwall Coast" by Arthur L. Salmon
About three miles from the large market-town of St. Columb Major, in the direction of the coast, is situated the Vale of Mawgan.
"Rambles Beyond Railways;" by Wilkie Collins
World's Fair, 734; of Lady Managers for Columb.
"The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)" by Ida Husted Harper
A very remarkable monument of this kind exists in the neighbourhood of St Columb Major, called the Nine Maidens.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
Born at St. Columb, died at St.
"Gleanings in Graveyards a collection of Curious Epitaphs" by Horatio Edward Norfolk
Among other stories told of him is that of his expeditious visit to St. Columb.
"Nooks and Corners of Cornwall" by C. A. Dawson Scott
Tradition attributes it to Columba, or, as he is usually called, Columb Cille.
"Beauties and Antiquities of Ireland" by T. O. Russell
Ralf de Columbels, or Columbers, in Domesday held lands in Kent.
"The Chronicle of the Norman Conquest" by Master Wace
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In science:

The very low Q2 discrepancy seems to be due in part (but not entirely) to the Columb distortion corrections that have been used recently to explain the deuteron radius .
Electromagnetic structure of the deuteron
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