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car·box·yl·ic acid

 (kär′bŏk-sĭl′ĭk)
n.
An organic acid that contains one or more carboxyl groups.

carboxylic acid

(ˌkɑːbɒkˈsɪlɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any of a class of organic acids containing the carboxyl group. See also fatty acid
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Noun1.carboxylic acid - an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups
acetic acid, ethanoic acid - a colorless pungent liquid widely used in manufacturing plastics and pharmaceuticals
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
adipic acid, hexanedioic acid - a carboxylic acid used in the manufacture of nylon
mucic acid - a solid acid (C6H10O8) found in milk or sugar
octanedioic acid, suberic acid - a dicarboxylic acid found in cork
succinic acid - a dicarboxylic acid (C4H6O4) active in metabolic processes
saccharic acid - a white dicarboxylic acid formed from oxidation of sugar or starch
decanedioic acid, sebacic acid - a dicarboxylic acid used to make resins
sorbic acid - a white crystalline carboxylic acid used as a preservative
pentanoic acid, valeric acid - a clear liquid carboxylic acid used in perfumes and drugs
fatty acid - any of a class of aliphatic monocarboxylic acids that form part of a lipid molecule and can be derived from fat by hydrolysis; fatty acids are simple molecules built around a series of carbon atoms linked together in a chain of 12 to 22 carbon atoms
benzoic acid - a white crystalline solid occurring in many resins
propanoic acid, propionic acid - a liquid fatty acid found in milk and sweat and in fuel distillates
lactic acid - a clear odorless hygroscopic syrupy carboxylic acid found in sour milk and in many fruits
acrylic acid, propenoic acid - an unsaturated liquid carboxylic acid used in the manufacture of acrylic resins
Translations
حمض كربوكسيلي
карбоксилна киселина
karboxylová kyselina
carboxylsyre
CarbonsäureCarboxylsäure
karboksüülhape
اسیدهای کربوکسیلیک
karboksyylihappo
acide carboxylique
חומצה קרבוקסילית
karboksilna kiselina
カルボン酸
카복실산
acidum carboxylicum
carbonzuur
karboksylsyre
kwas karboksylowy
ácido carboxílico
acid carboxilic
karboxylová kyselina
karboksilna kiselinaкарбоксилна киселина
karboxylsyra
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It can be seen from Table-5 that the hydrolyzate obtained by the use of 1% base is composed of primary amines, carboxylic acids, alcohol and phenol.
Test condition for analyzing the organic carboxylic acids' effect Long run solution added organic carboxylic acid [Cr.
Objective: Carboxylic acids are building blocks of utmost importance in our chemical industry, as these motifs are extensively used in the manufacture of soaps, detergents, pharmaceuticals, rubber, plastics, dyes, textile, perfumes, and animal feed, among many others.
The problems and detailed solutions are arranged in sections such as atomic structure and the periodic table, chemical thermodynamics, the chemistry of groups two and seven, redox chemistry and electrochemical cells, transition metals and their chemistry, isomerism in organic compounds, organic reactions and mechanisms, alcohols and phenol, carboxylic acids and their derivatives, and amino acids.
Carboxylic acids are used in various industries for the production of polymers, pharmaceuticals, solvents, and food additives.
9 wt% ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acids, such as vinyl esters of carboxylic acids.
One of the most exciting findings, though, is the discovery of a surface covered by complex mixtures of organic materials possibly containing carboxylic acids, which also occur in amino acids -- essential components often called the "keys to life.
In 2001 a team led by Sandra Pizzarello of Arizona State University, in Tempe discovered it along with related molecules called pyridine carboxylic acids in the Tagish Lake meteorite.
The exposure of a PDMS surface to narrow band excimer radiation (UV modification) under a continuous purge of nitrogen is a simple one step technique that results in the formation of negatively charged carboxylic acids on the surface.
Various literature approaches exist for the conversion of primary alcohols to carboxylic acids (Figure 2).
Eastman Chemical Company today announced an expansion of carboxylic acids capacity at its Longview, Texas, and Kingsport, Tennessee, facilities.
He pays most attention to acyclic amino acids of C3-C10, and includes aminoalkanoic carboxylic acids, aminoalkenoic acids, and aminoalkynoic acids.