carboxylic acid

carboxylic acid
noun Date: 1883 an organic acid (as acetic acid) containing one or more carboxyl groups

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  • carboxylic acid — n. (Chem.) an organic compound whose acidity is due to the presence of a {carboxyl gorup}. Monocarboxylic acids (such as acetic acid or butyric acid) have one carboxyl group, dicarboxylic acids (such as oxalic acid or malonic acid) have two,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carboxylic acid — Chem. any organic acid containing one or more carboxyl groups. [1900 05; CARBOXYL + IC] * * * Any organic compound with the general chemical formula ―COOH in which a carbon (C) atom is bonded to an oxygen (O) atom by a double bond to make a… …   Universalium

  • Carboxylic acid — Structure of a carboxylic acid Carboxylate ion …   Wikipedia

  • carboxylic acid — An organic acid with a carboxyl group. Cf.:carboxyl. activated c. derivative of a carboxyl group that is more susceptible to nucleophilic attack than a free carboxyl group; E.G., acid …   Medical dictionary

  • carboxylic acid — karboksirūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė RCOOH atitikmenys: angl. carboxylic acid rus. карбоновая кислота …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • carboxylic acid — noun an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups • Hypernyms: ↑acid • Hyponyms: ↑acetic acid, ↑ethanoic acid, ↑hexanedioic acid, ↑adipic acid, ↑mucic acid, ↑suberic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • carboxylic acid — /kabɒkˌsɪlɪk ˈæsəd/ (say kahbok.silik asuhd) noun an organic acid (as acetic acid, benzoic acid), characterised by the presence of one or more carboxyl groups …   Australian English dictionary

  • carboxylic acid — noun Any of a class of organic compounds containing a carboxyl functional group. See Also: ester, fatty acid …   Wiktionary

  • carboxylic acid — [ˌkα:bɒk sɪlɪk] noun Chemistry an acid containing a carboxyl group, such as formic and acetic acids …   English new terms dictionary

  • 1-Pyrroline-5-carboxylic acid — IUPAC name 3,4 dihydro 2H pyrrole 2 carboxylic acid …   Wikipedia

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