tetracid

[ te-tras-id ]
/ tɛˈtræs ɪd /

noun Chemistry.

a base or alcohol containing four hydroxyl groups.

Nearby words

  1. tetrachloride,
  2. tetrachloroethane,
  3. tetrachloroethylene,
  4. tetrachloromethane,
  5. tetrachord,
  6. tetracoccus,
  7. tetracosactide,
  8. tetracrotic,
  9. tetracyclic,
  10. tetracyclic antidepressant

Origin of tetracid


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British Dictionary definitions for tetracid

tetracid

/ (tɛˈtræsɪd) /

adjective

(of a base) capable of reacting with four molecules of a monobasic acid
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