citric acid


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citric acid

n.
A colorless translucent crystalline acid, C6H8O7, principally derived by fermentation of carbohydrates or from lemon, lime, and pineapple juices and used in preparing citrates and in flavorings and metal polishes.

citric acid

n
(Elements & Compounds) a water-soluble weak tribasic acid found in many fruits, esp citrus fruits, and used in pharmaceuticals and as a flavouring (E330). It is extracted from citrus fruits or made by fermenting molasses and is an intermediate in carbohydrate metabolism. Formula: CH2(COOH)C(OH)(COOH)CH2COOH

cit′ric ac′id


n.
a white powder, C6H8O7∙H2O, an intermediate in the metabolism of carbohydrates, occurring esp. in citrus fruits: used chiefly in flavorings and pharmaceuticals.
[1805–15]

cit·ric acid

(sĭt′rĭk)
A white, odorless acid, C6H8O7, having a sour taste and occurring widely in plants, especially in citrus fruit. It is used in medicine and as a flavoring.
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Noun1.citric acid - a weak water-soluble acid found in many fruits (especially citrus fruits)citric acid - a weak water-soluble acid found in many fruits (especially citrus fruits); used as a flavoring agent
sour salt - crystals of citric acid used as seasoning
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
Translations
sitruunahappo
citromsav
クエン酸
kyselina citrónová
citronsyra

citric acid

citric acid

[ˌsɪtrɪkˈæsɪd] nacido citrico
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The objectives of this study were as follows: to chemically fractionate heavy metals in primary and anaerobically digested sewage sludge; to compare the copper, []inc and nickel extraction efficiencies from sewage sludge using three different low-molecular-weight organic acids, including citric acid (CA), oxalic acid (OA) and acetic acid (AA); to evaluate the influences of factors as concentration, pH and the metal chemical species on the removal efficiency.