tantalic acid


noun Chemistry.

an acid, HTaO3, that forms complex salts or tantalates.

Nearby words

  1. tant mieux,
  2. tant pis,
  3. tanta,
  4. tantalate,
  5. tantalic,
  6. tantalite,
  7. tantalize,
  8. tantalizing,
  9. tantalous,
  10. tantalum

Origin of tantalic acid

First recorded in 1835–45

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British Dictionary definitions for tantalic acid

tantalic acid

noun

a white gelatinous substance produced by hydrolysis of tantalic halides. It dissolves in strong bases to give tantalates
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