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orthoformic acid

[ awr-thuh-fawr-mik, awr-thuh- ]
/ ˈɔr θəˈfɔr mɪk, ˌɔr θə- /
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noun Chemistry.
a hypothetical acid, HC(OH)3, known only in the form of its esters.
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