Ethionic acid
Ethionic Eth`i*on"ic, a. [Ethyl + thionic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an acid so called. [1913 Webster]

{Ethionic acid} (Chem.), a liquid derivative of ethylsulphuric and sulphuric (thionic) acids, obtained by the action of sulphur trioxide on absolute alcohol.


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  • ethionic acid — |e]thē]|änik , |ē], ]ˌthī] noun Etymology: ethionic International Scientific Vocabulary e (from ether) + thion (from Greek theion brimstone) + ic more at thi …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ethionic — Eth i*on ic, a. [Ethyl + thionic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an acid so called. [1913 Webster] {Ethionic acid} (Chem.), a liquid derivative of ethylsulphuric and sulphuric (thionic) acids, obtained by the action of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • isethionic acid — (|)īs, (|)īz+... noun Etymology: isethionic International Scientific Vocabulary is + ethionic : a crystalline sulfonic acid HOC2H4SO3H obtained by action of sulfur trioxide on alcohol or ether and used in making surface active agents …   Useful english dictionary

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  • HOC2H4SO3H — Isethionic I*seth i*on ic, a. [Is + ethionic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an acid, {HO.C2H4.SO3H}, obtained as an oily or crystalline substance, by the action of sulphur trioxide on alcohol or ether. It is derivative of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Isethionic — I*seth i*on ic, a. [Is + ethionic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an acid, {HO.C2H4.SO3H}, obtained as an oily or crystalline substance, by the action of sulphur trioxide on alcohol or ether. It is derivative of sulphuric… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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