diacid

diacid

[dahy-as-id]
adjective Chemistry.
1.
capable of combining with two molecules of a monobasic acid.
2.
(of an acid or a salt) having two replaceable hydrogen atoms.

Origin:
1865–70; di-1 + acid

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diacid (daɪˈæsɪd)
 
adj
1.  another word for diacidic
2.  (of a salt or acid) containing two acidic hydrogen atoms: NaH2PO4is a diacid salt of phosphoric acid
 
n
3.  an acid or salt that contains two acidic hydrogen atoms

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