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orthoformic acid

[awr-thuh-fawr-mik, awr-thuh-] /ˈɔr θəˈfɔr mɪk, ˌɔr θə-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a hypothetical acid, HC(OH) 3 , known only in the form of its esters.
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