dibasic

adjective

di·​ba·​sic (ˌ)dī-ˈbā-sik How to pronounce dibasic (audio)
: having two replaceable hydrogen atoms
used of acids

Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dibasic was in 1857

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“Dibasic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dibasic. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

dibasic

adjective
di·​ba·​sic (ˈ)dī-ˈbā-sik How to pronounce dibasic (audio)
1
: having two replaceable hydrogen atoms
used of acids
2
: containing two atoms of a monovalent metal
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