achromic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj achromic having no color
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Achromic Free from color; colorless; as, in Physiol. Chem, the achromic point of a starch solution acted upon by an amylolytic enzyme is the point at which it fails to give any color with iodine.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • achromic Devoid of color; colorless. When starch is inverted by diastatic ferments a point is reached where the solution no longer gives a blue color with iodine; this is termed the achromic point of the starch solution.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. colorless; priv. + color