Definition of humic in English:



  • Relating to or consisting of humus.

    ‘humic acids’
    • ‘We've learned that the sodium hydroxide used to separate out humic acid in soil misses most of the glomalin.’
    • ‘There is some additional damage that may have been caused by plant roots and humic acids.’
    • ‘Organic matter and humic substances are constantly being released by the vegetation mats into the surrounding water.’
    • ‘Organic carbon mineralization was studied in a large humic lake in northern Sweden during a well-defined summer stratification period following high water flow during snowmelt.’
    • ‘Plants with roots in the remains have access to more moisture because the remains are more organic and humic.’



/ˈ(h)yo͞omik/ /ˈ(h)jumɪk/