• WordNet 3.6
    • adj benzoic containing or derived from benzoic acid or benzoin
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Benzoic bĕn*zō"ĭk Pertaining to, or obtained from, benzoin.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • benzoic Pertaining to or obtained from benzoin.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. benzoïque,


In literature:

When the mixture is distilled, the benzoic acid passes over in the form of benzoic ether.
"The Art of Perfumery" by G. W. Septimus Piesse
Then procure a small quantity of benzoic acid, which exists in the shape of snowy crystals.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, October 1878, No. 12" by Various
It contains a little opium, some benzoic acid, oil of anise, and camphor.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
These consist of resinous juices combined with a peculiar acid, called the benzoic acid.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
It contains cinnamic acid, but not benzoic acid.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
Buff precipitate = benzoic acid, and other acids related to benzoic acid.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
Preservatives, such as boric, salicylic, or benzoic acids and their salts, are sometimes added.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI)" by Various
Benzoic }only know that they contain hydrogen 23.
"Elements of Chemistry," by Antoine Lavoisier
Benzoic acid is pseudo-tetragonal, the principal axis being remarkably long; there is no cleavage at right angles to this axis.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
Nitric acid oxidizes it to benzoic acid and acetic acid.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various

In science:

Variation of the diffusivity of benzoic acid in water with concentration.
On the Sieder state correction and its equivalent in mass transfer