Hydracid

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hydracid (Chem) An acid containing hydrogen; -- sometimes applied to distinguish acids like hydrochloric, hydrofluoric, and the like, which contain no oxygen, from the oxygen acids or oxacids. See Acid.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hydracid In chem., a halogen; an acid which does not contain oxygen.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Hydr-, + acid,: cf. F. hydracide,