- of or derived from citric acid.
Origin of citric
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Examples from the Web for citric
Lemon juice and the juice of sorrel will also remove ink stains, but not so easily as the concrete acid of lemons, or citric acid.
Citric acid wasn't the answer, Jon Karyl discovered a week later.
The acid taste was weaker which meant that the citric acid was the diluting liquid.
The effect of citric acid in the above quantity is to make the jelly clearer.Nelson's Home Comforts
But there is something cheaper still, and that is citric acid.The Young Acrobat of the Great North American Circus
Horatio Alger Jr.
- of or derived from citrus fruits or citric acid
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Word Origin and History for citric
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