Hexabasic
Hexabasic Hex`a*ba"sic, a. [Hexa- + basic.] (Chem.) Having six hydrogen atoms or six radicals capable of being replaced or saturated by bases; -- said of acids; as, mellitic acid is hexabasic. [1913 Webster]

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  • hexabasic — /hek seuh bay sik/, adj. containing six hydrogen atoms capable of being replaced or ionized: a hexabasic acid. [1875 80; HEXA + BASIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • hexabasic — /hek seuh bay sik/, adj. containing six hydrogen atoms capable of being replaced or ionized: a hexabasic acid. [1875 80; HEXA + BASIC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • hexabasic — adjective a) (of an acid) containing six replaceable hydrogen atoms b) (of a salt) having six atoms of a univalent metal …   Wiktionary

  • hexabasic — hexa·ba·sic (hek″sə baґsik) [hexa + basic] having six atoms replaceable by a base …   Medical dictionary

  • Hex- — Hexa Hex a [Gr. e x six. See {Six}.] A prefix or combining form, used to denote six, sixth, etc.; as, hexatomic, hexabasic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hexa — Hex Hex , Hexa Hex a [Gr. e x six. See {Six}.] A prefix or combining form, used to denote six, sixth, etc.; as, hexatomic, hexabasic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hex|a|ba|sic — «HEHK suh BAY sihk», adjective. Chemistry. 1. having six hydrogen atoms that can be replaced by basic atoms or radicals: »a hexabasic acid. 2. having six atoms or radicals of a univalent metal …   Useful english dictionary

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