Polyacid

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Polyacid (Chem) Capable of neutralizing, or of combining with, several molecules of a monobasic acid; having more than one hydrogen atom capable of being replaced by acid radicals; -- said of certain bases; as, calcium hydrate and glycerin are polyacid bases.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • polyacid In chem., of a base, equivalent in combining capacity to an acid radical of valence greater than unity.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Poly-, + acid,