Terephthalic : Definition

WordWeight Terephthalic

Not Logged In: Login?

Definitions of Terephthalic

Pronunciation : Ter`eph*thal"ic
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [Terebene + phthalic.] (Chem.)
Definition : Defn: Of, pertaining to, or designating, a dibasic acid of the aromatic series, metameric with phthalic acid, and obtained, as a tasteless white crystalline powder, by the oxidation of oil of turpentine; -- called also paraphthalic acid. Cf. Phthalic.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


Search :

Random Words

Similar Sites of Interest


Permalink for Sharing :
Share :
Home|About|Contact|Languages|Privacy Policy