Schaeffer's acid

noun Schaef·fer's acid \ˈshāfə(r)z-\
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Schäffer's acid


Definition of Schaeffer's acid

  1. :  a crystalline naphtholsulfonic acid HOC10H6SO3H used as a dye intermediate; 2-naphthol-6 sulfonic acid

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Origin and Etymology of schaeffer's acid

after L. Schaeffer, 19th century German chemist

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