Word:

Oxalic

Ox`al´ic
a.1.(Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or contained in, sorrel, or oxalis; specifically, designating an acid found in, and characteristic of, oxalis, and also certain plant of the Buckwheat family.
Oxalic acid
(Chem.) a dibasic acid (HO.CO.CO.OH), existing combined in oxalis as an acid potassium oxalate, and in many plant tissues as the calcium oxalate. It is prepared on a large scale, by the action of fused caustic soda or potash on sawdust, as a white crystalline substance, which has a strong acid taste, and is poisonous in large doses. It is used in dyeing, calico printing, bleaching flax and straw, the preparation of formic acid, and in salts of lemon for removing ink stains, mold, etc.
Browse
Ox
Ox bile
Ox gall
Ox pith
Ox ray
ox-eyed
ox-eyed daisy
Oxacid
oxacillin
oxalacetate
oxalacetic acid
Oxalan
Oxalantin
Oxalate
Oxaldehyde
Oxalethyline
-- Oxalic --
oxalic acid
Oxalidaceae
Oxaline
Oxalis
Oxalis acetosella
Oxalis caprina
Oxalis cernua
Oxalis corniculata
Oxalis crenata
Oxalis pes-caprae
Oxalis tuberosa
Oxalis violacea
Oxalite
oxaloacetate
oxaloacetic acid
Oxaluramide
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home - Privacy Policy