Bitartrate Bi*tar"trate, n. (Chem.) A salt of tartaric acid in which the base replaces but half the acid hydrogen; an acid tartrate, as cream of tartar. [1913 Webster]

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  • bitartrate — [bī tär′trāt΄] n. an acid tartrate containing the monovalent negative radical C4H5O6 …   English World dictionary

  • bitartrate — /buy tahr trayt/, n. Chem. a tartrate in which only one of the two acidic hydrogen atoms of tartaric acid is replaced by a metal or positive group; an acid tartrate; a hydrogen tartrate, as sodium bitartrate. [1875 80; BI 1 + TARTRATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • bitartrate — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1827 an acid tartrate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bitartrate — noun hydrogen tartrate (univalent salt of tartaric acid) …   Wiktionary

  • bitartrate — A salt or anion resulting from the neutralization of one of tartaric acid s two acid groups. * * * bi·tar·trate ( )bī tär .trāt n an acid tartrate * * * bi·tar·trate (bi tahrґtrāt) any salt containing the anion C4H5O6− derived from the …   Medical dictionary

  • bitartrate — n. salt of tartaric acid …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bitartrate — bi·tartrate …   English syllables

  • bitartrate — bi•tar•trate [[t]baɪˈtɑr treɪt[/t]] n. chem. an acid tartrate • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • bitartrate — /baɪˈtatreɪt/ (say buy tahtrayt) noun Obsolete a tartrate in which only one of the acid hydrogens of tartaric acid is replaced by a metal or other cation; an acid tartrate …   Australian English dictionary

  • bitartrate — noun an acid tartrate; a hydrogen tartrate • Hypernyms: ↑tartrate …   Useful english dictionary

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