sulfonic acid

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sulfonic acid

n.
Any of several organic acids containing one or more sulfonic groups.

sulfonic acid

n
(Elements & Compounds) the US preferred spelling of sulphonic acid

sulfon′ic ac′id



n.
any of a large group of organic compounds of the structure RSO2OH, used in the synthesis of phenols, dyes, and other substances.
[1870–75]
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Noun1.sulfonic acid - an acid derived from sulphuric acid
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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The company's expertise in thiochemistry includes methane sulfonic acid (MSA) as a 70% solution or anhydrous grade, methane sulfonyl chloride (MSC), methane sulfonamide (MSAM), and the ability to produce higher derivatives such as ethane, propane and butane sulfonic acids and chlorides.
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