Pyridic
Pyridic Py*rid"ic, a. (Physiol. Chem.) Related to, or formed from, pyridin or its homologues; as, the pyridic bases. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • pyridic — See pyridine. * * * …   Universalium

  • pyridine — pyridic /puy rid ik/, adj. /pir i deen , din/, n. Chem. a colorless, flammable, liquid organic base, C5H5N, having a disagreeable odor, usually obtained from coal or synthesized from acetaldehyde and ammonia: used chiefly as a solvent and in… …   Universalium

  • pyridine — /ˈpaɪrədin/ (say puyruhdeen) noun a heterocyclic base, C5H5N, with a disagreeable smell, found in coal tar, bone oil, etc. It is the parent substance of many compounds, and is used as a solvent and as an amine. {Greek pyr fire + id2 + ine2}… …   Australian English dictionary

  • pyridine —   n. nitrogenous base used as antiseptic, etc.    ♦ pyridic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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