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hemi- +‎ mellitic


hemimellitic (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) Having half as many (three) carboxyl radicals as mellitic acid.
    hemimellitic acid
    hemimellitic anhydrides

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for hemimellitic in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)