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for·mic

(fōr'mik),
1. Pertaining to formic acid.
2. Relating to ants.
[L. formica, ant]

formic

(fôr′mĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to ants.
2. Of, derived from, or containing formic acid.

formic

adjective
(1) Referring to formic acid.
(2) Referring to ants (rarely used in the working medical parlance).

formic

(for′mĭk) [L. formica, ant]
Pert. to ants or to formic acid.
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However, three different chemicals such as Bromopropylate, formic acid and lactic acid were compared to assess their efficacy against mites that revealed a significant difference (p less than 0.
The ERC process, "the Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide", combines captured carbon dioxide with water to produce high value materials, such as formic acid and formate salts, which are conventionally obtained from the thermochemical processing of Fossil Fuels.
The coating solution was made from the base form of PANi (EB) and nylon 66 and nylon 6 (both woven and granulated forms) in formic acid with a concentration of 0.
Finnish chemicals group Kemira Oyj (OMX Helsinki:KRA) said on Thursday (24 July) that it is increasing formic acid capacity at its new plant in Oulu, Finlad.
VIASPACE Inc (OTCBB:VSPC), which commercialises space and defence technologies from NASA and the department of defence into hardware and software products, reported on 6 June that its subsidiary, Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Corporation (DMFCC), has received an order to design and produce formic acid fuel cell cartridges from Lynntech Inc of College Station, Texas.
It is known that TFA may have adverse effects in liquid chromatography-ESI/MS (6-8), so we examined replacement of TFA by formic acid in the elution buffer (Fig.
The court heard one worker splashed in the face with formic acid in a previous incident died just six hours later.
The court heard that a worker splashed in the face with formic acid in a previous incident died.
The best game of the day saw North Shields Billy Mill win their County Cup clash with neighbours Formic 2-1.
We now have licensed all of the Caltech technology on low-temperature direct fuel cells using methanol and other organic fuels such as formic acid," said VIASPACE and DMFCC chief executive officer Carl Kukkonen.
The leaves, stem, and roots are covered with minute "hairs" which trigger the release of formic acid (the same irritant present in ant bites) when you "rub them the wrong way.
The worker ants bite holes in the leaves of all the undesirable plants surrounding their host tree, and then they stick their abdomens in the hole and secrete a few drops of formic acid, an herbicide they manufacture.