Xeronic
Xeronic Xe*ron"ic, a. [Gr. ? dry + citraconic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, {C8H12O4}, related to fumaric acid, and obtained from citraconic acid as an oily substance having a bittersweet taste; -- so called from its tendency to form its anhydride. [1913 Webster]

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  • Xeronic — Ксероновый …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • C8H12O4 — Xeronic Xe*ron ic, a. [Gr. ? dry + citraconic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, {C8H12O4}, related to fumaric acid, and obtained from citraconic acid as an oily substance having a bittersweet taste; so called from its tendency to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Xeronate — Xe ro*nate, n. (Chem.) A salt of xeronic acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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