pentacid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pent- +‎ acid

Adjective[edit]

pentacid (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) Capable of neutralizing, or combining with, five molecules of a monobasic acid; having five hydrogen atoms capable of substitution by acid residues; said of certain complex bases.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 “pentacid” in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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