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tantalic acid

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noun Chemistry.
  1. an acid, HTaO3, that forms complex salts or tantalates.
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Origin of tantalic acid

First recorded in 1835–45
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tantalic acid

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