Tobias acid

noun

Definition of Tobias acid

: a crystalline naphthylaminesulfonic acid H2NC10H6SO3H used as a dye intermediate; 2-amino-1-naphthalenesulfonic acid

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History and Etymology for Tobias acid

after Georg Tobias, 19th century German chemist

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“Tobias acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tobias%20acid. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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