[ US /ˈfɔɹmɪk/ ]
[ UK /fˈɔːmɪk/ ]
  1. of or relating to or derived from ants
  2. of or containing or derived from formic acid
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How To Use formic In A Sentence

  • We've discovered that another hive is afflicted with a parasitic mite with the terrifying name Varroa destructor Next week we plan to treat them with formic acid, an organic chemical control. Dave Snyder: Farm Report: Starting The Year From Seed
  • When in a position allowing of direct examination, the contused portion of the nerve sometimes developed a palpable fusiform thickening, manipulation of which might give rise to formication in the area of distribution -- a favourable prognostic sign. Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900 Being Mainly a Clinical Study of the Nature and Effects of Injuries Produced by Bullets of Small Calibre
  • Formication also occurs in alcoholism and can be a symptom of drug toxicity, particularly from overuse of cocaine and amphetamines.
  • All of the condominium homes are equipped with desirable features such as Formica laminate countertops in the kitchens and master bathrooms, Kitchen Craft 42-inch oak cabinetry, soaring Paramus Post
  • So, the famous drug was made from something called formicary foam. Cachalot
  • The queen is in the formicarium now and seems quite busy exploring her new surroundings.
  • Compared with the single electrochemical oxidation, the removal rate to phenol, phthalic acid and phenylformic acid within the same time is improved by 79 to 96 percent.
  • Turn onto a smooth, lightly greased surface such as Formica or marble and knead until smooth and satiny. And the winner is...
  • Itching, tingling, and ‘formication’ (sensation as of crawling insects) are also common symptoms due to bubbles forming in the skin.
  • The sodium formate is then carefully treated with sulfuric acid at low temperatures and distilled in a vacuum to yield formic acid.
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