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Meaning of "formic" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD FORMIC

From Latin formīca ant; the acid occurs naturally in ants.
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PRONUNCIATION OF FORMIC

formic  [ˈfɔːmɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FORMIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Formic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES FORMIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of formic in the English dictionary

The definition of formic in the dictionary is of, relating to, or derived from ants. Other definition of formic is of, containing, or derived from formic acid.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FORMIC


anemic
əˈniːmɪk
dharmic
ˈdɑːmɪk
endothermic
ˌɛndəʊˈθɜːmɪk
epistemic
ˌɛpɪˈstiːmɪk
exothermic
ˌɛksəʊˈθɜːmɪk
glycaemic
ˌɡlaɪˈsiːmɪk
glycemic
ˌɡlaɪˈsiːmɪk
hormic
ˈhɔːmɪk
humic
ˈhjuːmɪk
hyperglycemic
ˌhaɪpəɡlaɪˈsiːmɪk
hypodermic
ˌhaɪpəˈdɜːmɪk
hypoglycaemic
ˌhaɪpəʊɡlaɪˈsiːmɪk
hypoglycemic
ˌhaɪpəʊɡlaɪˈsiːmɪk
hypothermic
ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːmɪk
kamik
ˈkɑːmɪk
karmic
ˈkɑːmɪk
leukemic
luːˈkiːmɪk
McCormick
məˈkɔːmɪk
mnemic
ˈniːmɪk
thermic
ˈθɜːmɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FORMIC

former
Former Prophets
former pupil
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
formerly
formfitting
formful
formic acid
Formica
formicant
formicaria
formicaries
formicarium
formicary
formicate
formication
formidability
formidable
formidableness
formidably

WORDS THAT END LIKE FORMIC

adiathermic
alexipharmic
azoospermic
dermic
diathermic
ectodermic
ectothermic
electrothermic
entodermic
epidermic
geothermic
homeothermic
hyperthermic
leucodermic
normothermic
panspermic
peridermic
poikilothermic
pyodermic
taxidermic

Synonyms and antonyms of formic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «formic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FORMIC

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Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fórmico
570 millions of speakers

English

formic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चींटी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الفورميك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

муравьиная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fórmico
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পিঁপড়া-সংক্রান্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

formique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Format
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ameisensäure
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

포름산
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Format
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chất hóa học
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஃபார்மிக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फॉर्मिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

formik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

formico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mrówkowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

мурашина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

formic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μυρμηκικό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

mier
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

myrsyra
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

maursyre
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of formic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FORMIC»

The term «formic» is regularly used and occupies the 56.264 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FORMIC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about formic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FORMIC»

Discover the use of formic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to formic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Handbook of Corrosion Data
High-chromium cast irons, although they exhibit adequate resistance to acetic acid, are more severely corroded by formic acid. High-silicon cast irons exhibit excellent resistance to most organic acids, including formic, in all temperature and ...
Bruce D. Craig, David S. Anderson, 1994
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Earth Awakens
The story of The First Formic War continues in Earth Awakens. Nearly 100 years before the events of Orson Scott Card’s bestselling novel Ender’s Game, humans were just beginning to step off Earth and out into the Solar System.
Orson Scott Card, Aaron Johnston, 2014
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Vibrational Effects on Symmetric and Asymmetric Proton ...
Building on the model presented, the symmetric OH stretching Raman spectrum is simulated.
George L. Barnes, 2008
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Earth Afire
One hundred years before Ender's Game, the aliens arrived on Earth with fire and death. This is the story of the First Formic War. Victor Delgado beat the alien ship to Earth, but just barely.
Orson Scott Card, Aaron Johnston, 2013
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Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques
Formalin–nitric acid (use inside a fume hood) Formaldehyde (37–40%) 10 ml Distilled water 80 ml Nitric acid 10 ml Weak, organic acids, e.g. formic, acetic, picric Of these, formic is the only weak acid used extensively as a primary decalcifier.
John D. Bancroft, Marilyn Gamble, 2008
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CRC Handbook of Data on Organic Compounds
V-benzyl: 13877 Formic acid , amidcA'-cyanomethyl: 13856 Formic acid, amidejVJ/-dibutyl: 13858 Formic acid, amide//,Nodiethyl: 13859 Formic acid, amide//J/-dimethyl: 13860 Formic acid, amide^(3(dimethylamino) propyl): 13861 Formic acid ...
David R. Lide, G.W.A. Milne, 1993
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Formic Acids—Advances in Research and Application: 2013 ...
The editors have built Formic Acids—Advances in Research and Application: 2013 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about ZZZAdditional Research in this book to be deeper than what ...
‎2013
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Earth Unaware
The mining ship El Cavador, beyond Pluto, detects a fast-moving incoming object headed toward Earth. The crew decides it's probably not important, but they're wrong: it represents the opening wave of the first Formic War--
Orson Scott Card, 2012
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Handbook of Data on Common Organic Compounds
... Formetanate monohydrochloride: 5992 Formic acid: 5993 Formic acid, allyl ester: 6008 Formic acid, amide: 5980 Formic acid, amide^^-diethyl: 5982 Formic acid, amide^^-dimethyl: 5983 Formic acid, amide,AyV-diphenyl: 5984 Formic acid, ...
David R. Lide, G.W.A. Milne, 1995
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A Comprehensive Guide to the Hazardous Properties of ...
Formic acid is a metabolite of methanol responsible for the latter's toxicity. Thus, the acute acidosis of methanol is due to the in vivo formation of formic acid generated by the action of enzymes, alcohol dehydrogenase, and aldehyde ...
Pradyot Patnaik, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FORMIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term formic is used in the context of the following news items.
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New report shares details about the formic acid market to grow at 5 …
Formic acid is a carboxylic acid that is used as a chemical intermediate in various end-use applications. It is a colourless liquid formed by the ... «WhaTech, Jul 15»
2
Varroa Mite Only Found on Feral Honey Bees
There are mite away quick strips with formic acid that burns the exoskeleton of the mite. The bad news is that right now Guam is not Varroa mite ... «Pacific News Center, Jul 15»
3
Crews finishing cleanup, repairs after I-94 pileup in January
Heat from the explosion of fireworks from a truck and the spill of formic acid damaged the roadway, which also had to be repaired and repaved. «MLive.com, Jul 15»
4
Crews still cleaning up from 193-vehicle pileup in January
The initial focus was on a tanker full of hazardous formic acid that leaked and another semi-truck hauling fireworks that exploded after the trailer ... «WLNS, Jul 15»
5
Still cleaning up after the big pile-up in Kalamazoo County
Some of the bigger contamination issues, the spill of thousands of pounds of formic acid and larger diesel spills have already been addressed. «WKZO, Jul 15»
6
Formic Acid Market – Global Industry Analysis and Forecast 2014 …
Formic acid, also known as methanoic acid is a vital intermediate in chemical synthesis, occurring naturally, mostly in ant venom. It belongs to ... «Medgadget.com, Jul 15»
7
January I-94 wreck may be an environmental threat
“A more recent cleanup was conducted six weeks ago and what we found was that the formic acid had spread into the underlying soil a fairly ... «Michigan Radio, Jul 15»
8
This druggy bird is getting high by rubbing ant-juice on its wings
'One explanation for this is that birds use the ants' formic acid as a stimulant, much like people smoking or taking drugs.' People have reported ... «Metro, Jul 15»
9
Clean-up continues, six months after I-94 crash
Formic acid was the most substantial of the clean-ups that we did, and a couple of larger scale diesel spills,” said DuCharme. While the big ... «WWMT-TV, Jul 15»
10
Huge I-94 crash site poses environmental challenge
Key among crash vehicles was one tanker filled with 44,600 pounds of liquid formic acid — a chemical used for everything from preserving ... «The Detroit News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Formic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/formic>. Dec 2019 ».
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