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xanthic acid

xan·thic ac·id
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [zan-thik as-id]
    • /ˈzæn θɪk ˈæs ɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [zan-thik as-id]
    • /ˈzæn θɪk ˈæs ɪd/

Definitions of xanthic acid words

  • noun xanthic acid an unstable organic acid, C 3 H 6 S 2 O, the methyl and ethyl esters of which are colorless, oily liquids with a penetrating odor. 1
  • noun xanthic acid any of a class of organic sulphur-containing acids with the general formula ROC(S)SH, where R is an organic group 0
  • noun xanthic acid an unstable, oily, colorless liquid, C3H6OS2, that decomposes into ethyl alcohol and carbon disulfide at 24°C 0
  • noun xanthic acid any of a series of acids having the general formula ROC(S)SH, in which R is any hydrocarbon radical 0
  • noun xanthic acid (chemistry) any of a class of organic sulphur-containing acids of general formula ROCS2H. 0

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Origin of xanthic acid

First appearance:

before 1825
One of the 37% newest English words
First recorded in 1825-35

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xanthic acid popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 68% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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