Hexoic
Hexoic Hex*o"ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, hexane; as, hexoic acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • hexoic — hex·o·ic …   English syllables

  • hexoic acid — (ˈ)hek|sōik noun Etymology: hexane + oic : any of the monocarboxylic acids C5H11COOH (as caproic acid) derived from the hexanes * * * hexoic acid, hexoylene see under hexane …   Useful english dictionary

  • hexoylene — hexoic acid, hexoylene see under hexane …   Useful english dictionary

  • ethylhexoic acid — |ethə̇l|hek|sōik noun Etymology: ethyl + hexoic : a colorless liquid acid CH3(CH2)3CH(C2H5)COOH made synthetically and used in the form of its salts (as the cobalt or lead salt) chiefly as varnish driers; 2 ethyl hexanoic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • hexylic acid — (ˈ)hek|silik noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hexyl + ic : hexoic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • -oic — |ōik, |ōēk adjective suffix Etymology: o + ic : containing carboxyl or a derivative of it in names of acids and related compounds caproic hexoic naphthoic e …   Useful english dictionary

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