Definitions

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

  • suffix Containing a carboxyl group or one of its derivatives: decanoic acid.

Etymologies

-o- + -ic.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • However, Jones is yet to compete in a five-round fight, let alone navigate the full schedule, and, though he's undoubtedly improved since, seemed to tire and become ragged in the third and final round of a distance fight with Stephan Bonnar in 2009.

    Elliot Worsell: UFC 128: Something Old, Something New, and, Maybe, Something Else

  • Or it could be a five-round snorefest which will require me to drink exessively to cope.

    Thoughts on UFC 94

  • Fitch, who lost a five-round war with GSP, is looking for another shot a the 170lb title.

    Archive 2009-07-05

  • But if you're looking for something to do tonight, our top pick is "A Bitch and a Bastard," a five-round event pairing the beers of Stone Brewing Company (including the legendary Arrogant Bastard) and Frederick's own Flying Dog Brewing Company, whose current flagship is the Raging Bitch IPA.

    Nightlife Agenda

  • While Emaline watched, Cecil showed Bobby how to load the five-round fixed-box magazine.

    Come Again No More

  • Pavelski tied it and Roenick scored the winner in a five-round shootout, while Evgeni Nabokov stopped four of Chicago's five attempts to seal the Sharks '10th consecutive win over the Blackhawks, 3-2 Saturday.

    USATODAY.com

  • We've put together a five-round, voting-enabled smackdown to get your take on which show is breaking new ground.

    Wired Top Stories

  • Johnson, they believe, was firing a heavy. 30-06, a big-game and military rifle with a five-round clip; Golden apparently used a lighter. 30-caliber carbine.

    The Boys Behind The Ambush

  • It was only ten seconds into the five-round contest, and I was within a heartbeat of taking it all.

    Becoming the Natural

  • The fight was a five-round back-and-forth brawl from the start.

    Becoming the Natural

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