orthoformic acid

[ awr-thuh-fawr-mik, awr-thuh- ]
/ ˈɔr θəˈfɔr mɪk, ˌɔr θə- /

noun Chemistry.

a hypothetical acid, HC(OH)3, known only in the form of its esters.

Nearby words

  1. orthodoxy,
  2. orthodoxy sunday,
  3. orthodromic,
  4. orthoepy,
  5. orthoformate,
  6. orthogenesis,
  7. orthogenetic,
  8. orthogenic,
  9. orthognathia,
  10. orthognathic

Origin of orthoformic acid


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