monacid
monacid mon*ac"id, a. [Mon- + acid.] (Chem.) Having one hydrogen atom replaceable by an acidic atom or radical.

Syn: monoacid, monoacidic, monacidic. [1913 Webster]

2. Capable of neutralizing one equivalent of a monobasic acid; -- said of bases, and of certain metals. [1913 Webster]


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  • monacid — mon*ac id, n. (Chem.) An acid having one replaceable hydrogen atom. Syn: monoacid. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monacid — [män as′id] adj., n. MONOACID …   English World dictionary

  • monacid — monacidic, adj. /mon as id/, adj., n. Chem. monoacid. * * * …   Universalium

  • monacid — mon·ac·id (mon asґid) containing one atom of hydrogen that is replaceable by a base; said of a salt or of an alcohol …   Medical dictionary

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  • Pentabasic — Pen ta*ba sic, a. [Penta + basic.] (Chem.) Capable of uniting with five molecules of a monacid base; having five acid hydrogen atoms capable of substitution by a basic radical; said of certain acids. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polybasic — Pol y*ba sic, a. [Poly + basic.] (Chem.) Capable of neutralizing, or of combining with, several molecules of a monacid base; having several hydrogen atoms capable of being replaced by basic radicals; said of certain acids; as, sulphuric acid is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • SiOH4 — Tetrabasic Tet ra*bas ic, a. [Tetra + basic.] (Chem.) Capable of neutralizing four molecules of a monacid base; having four hydrogen atoms capable of replacement by bases; quadribasic; said of certain acids; thus, normal silicic acid, {Si(OH)4},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tetrabasic — Tet ra*bas ic, a. [Tetra + basic.] (Chem.) Capable of neutralizing four molecules of a monacid base; having four hydrogen atoms capable of replacement by bases; quadribasic; said of certain acids; thus, normal silicic acid, {Si(OH)4}, is a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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