Naphthalic
Naphthalic Naph*tha"lic, a. (Chem.) (a) Pertaining to, derived from, or related to, naphthalene; -- formerly used to denote any one of a series of acids derived from naphthalene, and called naphthalene acids, now specifically referring to 1,8-naphthalenedicaboxylic acid, {C12H8O4}. (b) Formerly, designating an acid probably identical with {phthalic} acid. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • naphthalic — /naf thalˈik/ adjective Relating to or derived from naphthalene • • • Main Entry: ↑naphtha …   Useful english dictionary

  • naphthalic — adjective Of, pertaining to, yielding, or derived from naphthalene Syn: phthalic …   Wiktionary

  • naphthalic — naph·thal·ic …   English syllables

  • naphthalic acid — naftalio rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė C₁₀H₆(COOH)₂ atitikmenys: angl. naphthalic acid rus. нафталевая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – 1,8 naftalendikarboksirūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • naphthalic acid — noun Any of several isomeric forms of an aromatic dicarboxylic acid derived from naphthalene; analogous to phthalic acid …   Wiktionary

  • naphthalic acid — (ˈ)naf]|thalik , ÷ (ˈ)nap] noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary naphthaline + ic + acid; probably originally formed as French acide naphtalique 1. : a crystalline acid C10H6(COOH)2 formed by oxidation of acenaphthene; 1,8… …   Useful english dictionary

  • C12H8O4 — Naphthalic Naph*tha lic, a. (Chem.) (a) Pertaining to, derived from, or related to, naphthalene; formerly used to denote any one of a series of acids derived from naphthalene, and called naphthalene acids, now specifically referring to 1,8… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phthalic — Naphthalic Naph*tha lic, a. (Chem.) (a) Pertaining to, derived from, or related to, naphthalene; formerly used to denote any one of a series of acids derived from naphthalene, and called naphthalene acids, now specifically referring to 1,8… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • naphthalene — naphthalic /naf thal ik, nap /, naphthalenic /naf theuh len ik, nap /, adj. /naf theuh leen , nap /, n. Chem. a white, crystalline, water insoluble hydrocarbon, C10H8, usually obtained from coal tar: used in making dyes, as a moth repellant, etc …   Universalium

  • naphthalate — ˈnafthəˌlāt, ÷ ˈnapth noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary naphthalic + ate : a salt or ester of naphthalic acid …   Useful english dictionary

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