Terebic
Terebic Te*reb"ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, terbenthene (oil of turpentine); specifically, designating an acid, {C7H10O4}, obtained by the oxidation of terbenthene with nitric acid, as a white crystalline substance. [1913 Webster]

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  • terebic — /teuh reb ik, ree bik/, adj. Chem. of or derived from terebic acid. Also, terebinic /ter euh bin ik/. [1855 60; TEREB(INTH) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • terebic — adjective tə rèbbi pertaining to turpentine, often terebic acid …   Wiktionary

  • terebic — /teuh reb ik, ree bik/, adj. Chem. of or derived from terebic acid. Also, terebinic /ter euh bin ik/. [1855 60; TEREB(INTH) + IC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • terebic — te·rebic …   English syllables

  • terebic acid — [tə reb′ik, tərē′bik] n. [< TEREBINTH + IC] a white, crystalline acid, C7H10O4, a product of the oxidation of spirits of turpentine …   English World dictionary

  • terebic acid — təˈrebik , rēbik noun Etymology: Latin terebinthus terebinth + English ic : a crystalline lactonic acid C7H10O4 obtained especially by the oxidation of turpentine oil; dimethyl paraconic acid * * * Chem. an acid, C7H10O4, formed by the oxidation… …   Useful english dictionary

  • terebic acid — Chem. an acid, C7H10O4, formed by the oxidation of certain terpenes and historically important in the discovery of the structures of many terpenes. Also, terebinic acid. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • terebic acid — noun tə rèbbik ássid A white crystalline compound that is the result of pouring nitric acid on turpentine …   Wiktionary

  • terebic acid — /tərɛbɪk ˈæsəd/ (say tuhrebik asuhd) noun an acid, C7H10O4, formed by the action of nitric acid on oil of turpentine. {tereb(inth) + ic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • C7H10O4 — Terebic Te*reb ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, terbenthene (oil of turpentine); specifically, designating an acid, {C7H10O4}, obtained by the oxidation of terbenthene with nitric acid, as a white crystalline substance. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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