Co*balt"ic (?; 74), a. [Cf. F. cobaltique.] Chem.
Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, cobalt; -- said especially of those compounds in which cobalt has higher valence; as, cobaltic oxide.
Luteo-cobaltic compounds Chem., an extensive series of complex yellow compounds of ammonia and cobaltic salts. -- Roseo-cobaltic compounds Chem., an extensive series of complex red compounds of cobalt and ammonia. Modifications of these are the purpureo-cobaltic compounds.
© Webster 1913.