maleic anhydride
noun Date: 1857 a caustic crystalline cyclic anhydride C4H2O3 used especially in making resins

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  • maleic anhydride — noun : a crystalline cyclic acid anhydride C4H2O3 that gives rise to maleic acid on reaction with water, that reacts readily with dienes in the Diels Alder reaction, and that is used chiefly in the manufacture of alkyd and other resins and in the …   Useful english dictionary

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  • maleic anhydride — Chem. a colorless crystalline, unsaturated compound, C4H2O3, that is soluble in acetone and hydrolyzes in water: used in the production of polyester resins, pesticides, and fumaric and tartaric acids. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • Styrene maleic anhydride — Chembox new Name = Styrene maleic anhydride ImageFile = ImageSize = 200px ImageName = Styrene Maleic Anhydride IUPACName = Poly(Styrene co Maleic Anhydride) OtherNames = SMA; Xiran® Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 9011 13 6 Section2 =… …   Wikipedia

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  • maleic acid — /meuh lee ik/, Chem. a colorless, crystalline, water soluble solid, C4H4O4, isomeric with fumaric acid, having an astringent, repulsive taste and faint acidulous odor: used in the manufacture of synthetic resins, the dyeing and finishing of… …   Universalium

  • maleic acid — noun an unsaturated organic dicarboxylic acid, HOOCCH=CHCOOH, the geometric isomer of fumaric acid; it is found in unripe fruit, and is used industrially in the production of polyester resins See Also …   Wiktionary

  • maleic hydrazide — noun : a crystalline cyclic hydrazide C4H4N2O2 made by reaction of hydrazine with maleic acid or anhydride and used to retard plant growth and the sprouting of potatoes, onions, and root crops (as carrots or beets) in storage * * * /huy dreuh… …   Useful english dictionary

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