Toluic To*lu"ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, one of three metameric acids, {CH3.C6H4.CO2H}, which are related to toluene and analogous to benzoic acids. They are white crystalline substances, and are called respectively {orthotoluic} acid, {metatoluic} acid, and {paratoluic} acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • toluic — /teuh looh ik, tol yooh ik/, adj. Chem. of or derived from toluic acid. [1855 60; TOLU(ENE) + IC] * * * toluic /tol ūˈik/ (chem) adjective Of or containing toluene or toluic acid ORIGIN: toluene and chem sfx ic • • • toluic acid noun Any of four… …   Useful english dictionary

  • toluic — /teuh looh ik, tol yooh ik/, adj. Chem. of or derived from toluic acid. [1855 60; TOLU(ENE) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • toluic — adjective Of or pertaining to a toluic acid or its derivatives …   Wiktionary

  • toluic — adj. derived from toluic acid …   English contemporary dictionary

  • toluic — to·lu·ic tə lü ik adj of, relating to, or being any of four isomeric acids C8H8O2 derived from toluene …   Medical dictionary

  • toluic — tolu·ic …   English syllables

  • toluic acid — [tō lo͞o′ik, täl′yo͞o ik] n. any of four isomeric acids, C6H4CH3COOH, carboxyl derivatives of toluene, used in the manufacture of various resins, in organic synthesis, etc …   English World dictionary

  • toluic acid — noun an isomeric acid derived from toluene • Hypernyms: ↑acid * * * təˈlüik, ˈtälyəwik noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tol + ic : any of four isomeric crystalline carboxylic acids C7H7COOH derived from toluene and obtainable… …   Useful english dictionary

  • toluic acid — toluilo rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₃C₆H₄COOH atitikmenys: angl. toluic acid rus. толуиловая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – metilbenzenkarboksirūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • toluic acid — Chem. any of four isomeric acids having the formula CH3C6H4COOH: derivatives of toluene. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

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