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tetracid

adjective te·trac·id \tə̇‧ˈtrasə̇d\
variants: less commonly

tetraacid

\¦te‧trə+\

Definition of tetracid

  1. 1 :  able to react with four molecules of a monobasic acid or two of a dibasic acid to form a salt or ester —used especially of bases

  2. 2 [2tetracid] :  containing four hydrogen atoms replaceable by basic atoms or radicals —used especially of acid salts

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Origin and Etymology of tetracid

tetra- + acid (adjective)


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tetracid

noun te·trac·id \"\
variants: less commonly

tetraacid

\"\

Definition of tetracid

  1. :  an acid having four acid hydrogen atoms

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Origin and Etymology of tetracid

tetra- + acid (noun)


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