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 Webster]

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  • 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 — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • terebicacid — te·reb·ic acid (tə rĕbʹĭk, rēʹbĭk) n. A white crystalline compound, C7H10O4, resulting from the action of nitric acid on oil of turpentine.   [terebinth + ic.] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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 — /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

  • 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

  • teraconic acid — |terə|känik noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary terebic + itaconic : a crystalline dicarboxylic acid C7H10O4 that is obtainable by the distillation of terebic acid and that is a dimethyl homologue of itaconic acid; isopropylidene… …   Useful english dictionary

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