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Of manganese with a higher valency, usually three.Compare with manganous
- ‘The acid converts the manganic hydroxide to manganic sulfate.’
- ‘The manganic manganese is then removed by filtration.’
- ‘If not flushed regularly the bacteria slimes and manganic oxide sediments accumulate in the pipes.’
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