diacid
I. adjective or diacidic Date: 1866 able to react with two molecules of a monobasic acid or one of a dibasic acid to form a salt or ester — used especially of bases II. noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1929 an acid with two acid hydrogen atoms

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  • diacid — [dī as′id, dī′as΄id] adj. 1. containing in each molecule two atoms of hydrogen replaceable by basic atoms or radicals: usually said of acids and acid salts 2. capable of forming a salt or ester by reacting with one molecule of a diacid, or two of …   English World dictionary

  • Diacid — Di*ac id, a. [Pref. di + acid.] (Chem.) Divalent; said of a base or radical as capable of saturating two acid monad radicals or a dibasic acid. Cf. {Dibasic}, a., and {Biacid}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diacid — Denoting a substance containing two ionizable hydrogen atoms per molecule; more generally, a base capable of combining with two hydrogen ions per molecule. * * * di·ac·id ( )dī as əd or di·acid·ic .dī ə sid ik adj 1) able to react with two… …   Medical dictionary

  • diacid — dirūgštis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Deguoninės rūgšties dimeras. atitikmenys: angl. diacid; pyroacid rus. дикислота; пирокислота …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • diacid — /duy as id/, adj. Chem. 1. capable of combining with two molecules of a monobasic acid. 2. (of an acid or a salt) having two replaceable hydrogen atoms. [1865 70; DI 1 + ACID] * * * …   Universalium

  • diacid — noun Any dibasic acid …   Wiktionary

  • diàcid — di|à|cid Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • diacid — di·acid …   English syllables

  • diacid — di•ac•id [[t]daɪˈæs ɪd[/t]] adj. 1) chem. capable of combining with two molecules of a monobasic acid 2) chem. (of an acid or a salt) having two replaceable hydrogen atoms • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • diacid — /daɪˈæsəd/ (say duy asuhd) adjective (of an acid or a salt) having two acidic hydrogen atoms. {di 1 + acid1} …   Australian English dictionary

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