diacid

adjective
di·​ac·​id | \ (ˌ)dī-ˈa-səd How to pronounce diacid (audio) \
variants: or diacidic \ ˌdī-​ə-​ˈsi-​dik How to pronounce diacid (audio) \

Definition of diacid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: able to react with two molecules of a monobasic acid or one of a dibasic acid to form a salt or ester used especially of bases

diacid

noun

Definition of diacid (Entry 2 of 2)

: an acid with two acid hydrogen atoms

First Known Use of diacid

Adjective

1866, in the meaning defined above

Noun

circa 1929, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for diacid

Noun

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“Diacid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diacid. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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More Definitions for diacid

diacid

adjective
di·​ac·​id | \ (ˈ)dī-ˈas-əd How to pronounce diacid (audio) \
variants: or diacidic \ ˌdī-​ə-​ˈsid-​ik How to pronounce diacid (audio) \

Medical Definition of diacid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : able to react with two molecules of a monobasic acid or one of a dibasic acid to form a salt or ester used especially of bases
2 : containing two replaceable hydrogen atoms used especially of acid salts

diacid

noun

Medical Definition of diacid (Entry 2 of 2)

: an acid with two acid hydrogen atoms

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