gamma acid

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Noun1.gamma acid - a crystalline acid used to make azo dyes
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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As mentioned earlier, both these dyes were synthesized using two different isomers of aminoacetophenone as diazo component and a common 2-amino-8-naphthol-6-sulfonic acid (Gamma acid) as coupling component (Table-1).