Polyacid
Polyacid Pol`y*ac"id, a. [Poly- + acid.] (Chem.) Capable of neutralizing, or of combining with, several molecules of a monobasic acid; having more than one hydrogen atom capable of being replaced by acid radicals; -- said of certain bases; as, calcium hydrate and glycerin are polyacid bases. [1913 Webster]

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  • polyacid — adjective Capable of neutralizing, or of combining with, several molecules of a monobasic acid; having more than one hydrogen atom capable of being replaced by acid radicals; said of certain bases; as, calcium hydrate and glycerin are polyacid… …   Wiktionary

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  • polyacid — adj. having more than one hydrogen atom which may be replaced (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • polyacid — poly·acid …   English syllables

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  • Tantalic — Tan*tal ic, a. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to tantalum; derived from, or containing, tantalum; specifically, designating any one of a series of acids analogous to nitric acid and the polyacid compounds of phosphorus. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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