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ox·al·ic acid

 (ŏk-săl′ĭk)
n.
A poisonous, colorless crystalline dicarboxylic acid, C2H2O4, found in many plants, such as spinach, and used as a bleach and rust remover.

[Latin oxalis, wood sorrel; see oxalis + -ic.]

oxalic acid

(ɒkˈsælɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless poisonous crystalline dicarboxylic acid found in many plants: used as a bleach and a cleansing agent for metals. Formula: (COOH)2. Systematic name: ethanedioic acid
[C18: from French oxalique, from Latin oxalis garden sorrel; see oxalis]

ox•al′ic ac′id

(ɒkˈsæl ɪk)

n.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous acid, H2C2O4∙2H2O, used chiefly for bleaching, as a cleanser, and as a laboratory reagent.
[1785–95; < French oxalique. See oxalis, -ic]

ox·al·ic acid

(ŏk-săl′ĭk)
A poisonous, crystalline acid found in a number of plants. It is used for many industrial purposes, including rust removal and bleaching.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oxalic acid - a toxic colorless crystalline organic acid found in oxalis and other plants; used as a bleach and rust remover and in chemical analysis
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
Oxalsäure
oksaalihappo
acide oxalique
oksalsyre
kwas szczawiowy
oxalsyra

oxalic acid

nOxalsäure f

ox·al·ic ac·id

n. ácido oxálico.
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The glibenclamide cocrystal was prepared by the dry grinding method and taking component 1:1 and molar ratio (glibenclamide BM 494: Oxalic acid BM 126).
The results obtained with chemical leaching when using different concentrations of organic acids showed that dissolution of aluminum was much higher in citric and oxalic acid than other acids.
Try cold water first; if unsuccessful, try turpentine, carbon tetrachloride, alcohol, ammonia, or weak oxalic acid over a blotter or absorbent material.
The best chromatography was attained using a mobile phase composition of 50-50 split of methanol as organic phase and 5 mM oxalic acid solution as aqueous phase flowing at 0.
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The chemical called oxalic acid will help give the wood its youth and vitality back and can be found in most hardware stores as a product called cedar and redwood cleaner/brightener.
Conventionally, Fe removal is accomplished via a high-energy separation method employing oxalic acid crystallization and baking, as shown in Figure 6.
Cooking greatly reduces oxalic acid, and eating a food with oxalic acid does not affect absorption of calcium from other foods you eat during the same meal.
However, spinach also contains higher concentrations of oxalic acid than most crops.
It was found that the citric acid and oxalic acid were the most common organic acids produced by all the 28 isolates including the reference strain (Frateuriaaurantia).