Mellitic acid
Mellitic Mel*lit"ic, a. [Cf. F. mellitique. See {Mellite}.] (Chem.) (a) Containing saccharine matter; marked by saccharine secretions; as, mellitic diabetes. (b) Pertaining to, or derived from, the mineral mellite. [1913 Webster]

{Mellitic acid} (Chem.), a white, crystalline, organic substance, {C6(CO2H)6}, occurring naturally in combination with aluminium in the mineral mellite, and produced artificially by the oxidation of coal, graphite, etc., and hence called also {graphitic acid}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Mellitic acid — Mellitic acid[1] IUPAC name Benzene 1,2,3,4,5,6 h …   Wikipedia

  • mellitic acid — Graphitic Gra*phit ic, a. Pertaining to, containing, derived from, or resembling, graphite. [1913 Webster] {Graphitic acid} (Chem.), an organic acid, so called because obtained by the oxidation of graphite; usually called {mellitic acid}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mellitic acid — melito rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė C₆(COOH)₆ atitikmenys: angl. mellitic acid rus. меллитовая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – benzenheksakarboksirūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • mellitic acid — noun A hexacarboxylic acid, benzene hexacarboxylic acid, first discovered in the mineral mellite, which is its aluminium salt. Syn: graphitic acid …   Wiktionary

  • mellitic acid — (ˈ)me|]lid.ik , məˈ] noun Etymology: mellite + ic : a crystalline acid C6(COOH)6 occurring in the form of its aluminum salt as the mineral mellite and also made synthetically (as by oxidation of coal or graphite); benzene hexa carboxylic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mellitic anhydride — IUPAC name 4,9,14 trioxatetracyclo[10.3.0.02,6.07,11]pentadeca 1,6,11 triene 3,5,8,10 …   Wikipedia

  • Mellitic — Mel*lit ic, a. [Cf. F. mellitique. See {Mellite}.] (Chem.) (a) Containing saccharine matter; marked by saccharine secretions; as, mellitic diabetes. (b) Pertaining to, or derived from, the mineral mellite. [1913 Webster] {Mellitic acid} (Chem.),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • graphitic acid — Mellitic Mel*lit ic, a. [Cf. F. mellitique. See {Mellite}.] (Chem.) (a) Containing saccharine matter; marked by saccharine secretions; as, mellitic diabetes. (b) Pertaining to, or derived from, the mineral mellite. [1913 Webster] {Mellitic acid}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hemimellitic acid — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at hemi+... noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hemi (I) + mellitic : a crystalline acid C6H3(COOH)3 derived from benzene and having half as many carboxyl groups as mellitic acid; 1,2,3 benzene tricarboxylic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • pyromellitic acid — “+... noun Etymology: pyromellitic International Scientific Vocabulary pyr + mellitic : a crystalline acid C6H2(COOH)4 that is formed by the distilling of mellitic acid; 1,2,4,5 benzene tetracarboxylic acid …   Useful english dictionary

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