monacid

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • monacid Capable of neutralizing one equivalent of a monobasic acid; -- said of bases, and of certain metals.
    • a monacid (Chem) Having one hydrogen atom replaceable by an acidic atom or radical.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • monacid Capable of saturating a single molecule of a monobasic acid: applied to hydroxids and basic oxids.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Monacid capable of saturating a single molecule of a monobasic acid
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Mon-, + acid,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. monas, -adis—Gr. monas, -ados, a unit—monos, alone.