Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to or containing gold, especially with valence 3.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the aura; aural. See aura.
  • Of or pertaining to gold.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to gold.
  • adjective (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, gold; -- said of those compounds of gold in which this element has its higher valence

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective inorganic chemistry Of or pertaining to trivalent gold.
  • adjective obsolete Of, or pertaining to the ear; aural
  • adjective Pertaining to an aura.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or containing or derived from gold

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Latin aurum, gold.]

Examples

  • All gemstones work through the magic of their various colors and shades, which transmit vibrations that alter the electromagnetic fields of what we call the auric and etheric bodies, about which we sadly know very little.

    Zolar’s Magick Of Color

  • All gemstones work through the magic of their various colors and shades, which transmit vibrations that alter the electromagnetic fields of what we call the auric and etheric bodies, about which we sadly know very little.

    Zolar’s Magick Of Color

  • All gemstones work through the magic of their various colors and shades, which transmit vibrations that alter the electromagnetic fields of what we call the auric and etheric bodies, about which we sadly know very little.

    Zolar’s Magick Of Color

  • All gemstones work through the magic of their various colors and shades, which transmit vibrations that alter the electromagnetic fields of what we call the auric and etheric bodies, about which we sadly know very little.

    Zolar’s Magick Of Color

  • It is seen as an oval mass of luminous mist of highly complex structure, and from its shape has sometimes been called the auric egg.

    The Astral Plane Its Scenery, Inhabitants and Phenomena

  • Or having a computer with spell check that can even recognize "auric" as a word!

    Vaishali: The Voodoos and Don'ts of American Culture

  • Visualize walking into you doctor's office and seeing a "localized field of energy" and "auric chart" right next to the anatomy poster.

    Vaishali: The Voodoos and Don'ts of American Culture

  • In some, I flow with discomfort, picking up the auric sparks from the fight across the road.

    Slice of Lifeforce

  • Or having a computer with spell check that can even recognize "auric" as a word!

    Vaishali: The Voodoos and Don'ts of American Culture

  • Visualize walking into you doctor's office and seeing a "localized field of energy" and "auric chart" right next to the anatomy poster.

    Vaishali: The Voodoos and Don'ts of American Culture

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  • Probably found somewhere on the Argentine.

    November 17, 2009