containing six hydrogen atoms capable of being replaced or ionized: a hexabasic acid.

1875–80; hexa- + basic

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To hex-abasic
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: hex-
Next Definition: hex-agon
Words Near: hex-abasic
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for hex-abasic
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing hex-abasic
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature