graphitic acid
Mellitic Mel*lit"ic, a. [Cf. F. mellitique. See {Mellite}.] (Chem.) (a) Containing saccharine matter; marked by saccharine secretions; as, mellitic diabetes. (b) Pertaining to, or derived from, the mineral mellite. [1913 Webster]

{Mellitic acid} (Chem.), a white, crystalline, organic substance, {C6(CO2H)6}, occurring naturally in combination with aluminium in the mineral mellite, and produced artificially by the oxidation of coal, graphite, etc., and hence called also {graphitic acid}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Graphitic acid — Graphitic Gra*phit ic, a. Pertaining to, containing, derived from, or resembling, graphite. [1913 Webster] {Graphitic acid} (Chem.), an organic acid, so called because obtained by the oxidation of graphite; usually called {mellitic acid}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Graphitic — Gra*phit ic, a. Pertaining to, containing, derived from, or resembling, graphite. [1913 Webster] {Graphitic acid} (Chem.), an organic acid, so called because obtained by the oxidation of graphite; usually called {mellitic acid}. {Graphitic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Graphitic carbon — Graphitic Gra*phit ic, a. Pertaining to, containing, derived from, or resembling, graphite. [1913 Webster] {Graphitic acid} (Chem.), an organic acid, so called because obtained by the oxidation of graphite; usually called {mellitic acid}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mellitic acid — Graphitic Gra*phit ic, a. Pertaining to, containing, derived from, or resembling, graphite. [1913 Webster] {Graphitic acid} (Chem.), an organic acid, so called because obtained by the oxidation of graphite; usually called {mellitic acid}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mellitic acid — Mellitic acid[1] IUPAC name Benzene 1,2,3,4,5,6 h …   Wikipedia

  • mellitic acid — noun A hexacarboxylic acid, benzene hexacarboxylic acid, first discovered in the mineral mellite, which is its aluminium salt. Syn: graphitic acid …   Wiktionary

  • Mellitic acid — Mellitic Mel*lit ic, a. [Cf. F. mellitique. See {Mellite}.] (Chem.) (a) Containing saccharine matter; marked by saccharine secretions; as, mellitic diabetes. (b) Pertaining to, or derived from, the mineral mellite. [1913 Webster] {Mellitic acid}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sulfuric acid — Sulfuric acid …   Wikipedia

  • C6CO2H6 — Mellitic Mel*lit ic, a. [Cf. F. mellitique. See {Mellite}.] (Chem.) (a) Containing saccharine matter; marked by saccharine secretions; as, mellitic diabetes. (b) Pertaining to, or derived from, the mineral mellite. [1913 Webster] {Mellitic acid}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mellitic — Mel*lit ic, a. [Cf. F. mellitique. See {Mellite}.] (Chem.) (a) Containing saccharine matter; marked by saccharine secretions; as, mellitic diabetes. (b) Pertaining to, or derived from, the mineral mellite. [1913 Webster] {Mellitic acid} (Chem.),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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