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diacid

[ dahy-as-id ]
/ daɪˈæs ɪd /
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adjective Chemistry.
capable of combining with two molecules of a monobasic acid.
(of an acid or a salt) having two replaceable hydrogen atoms.
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Origin of diacid

First recorded in 1865–70; di-1 + acid
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British Dictionary definitions for diacid

diacid
/ (daɪˈæsɪd) /

adjective
another word for diacidic
(of a salt or acid) containing two acidic hydrogen atomsNaH 2 PO 4 is a diacid salt of phosphoric acid
noun
an acid or salt that contains two acidic hydrogen atoms
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