Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having one tenth of a normal or usual strength.
- In physical chemistry, said of a solution in which one liter contains one tenth of the gram-molecule or gram-equivalent of the dissolved substance. See concentration and normal *solution.
- From deci- + normal (Wiktionary)
“It is then titrated back with decinormal soda; from this is now readily deducted the amount of carbonic acid, and from that the”
“The precipitate formed is allowed to settle, 50 c.c. of the supernatant solution is removed with a pipette and transferred to a beaker; 50 c.c. of decinormal nitric acid and some water is added with sufficient cochineal tincture.”
“Through the other opening passes a glass tube bent at an acute angle and connected by a short rubber tube to an adjoining flask, two-thirds filled with decinormal baryta solutions.”
“It is then titrated with decinormal silver nitrate till a drop of the solution is turned brown with neutral chromate.”
“By means of a pipette graduated to 0.01 c.c. it is possible to deliver very small quantities; but if the calculated amount runs into thousandth parts of a cubic centimetre, these are replaced by corresponding quantities of normal or even decinormal soda.”
“Measure out 25 c.c. of the solution and titrate it against decinormal sodic hydrate, using litmus as the indicator.”
“_Neutralise carefully to litmus paper_ by the successive additions of small quantities of decinormal soda solution.”
“After the true end-point is reached, the further addition of about 0.5 c.c. of the decinormal soda solution will produce a deep magenta colour (Fig. 98, c), which is the so-called "end-point" of the American Committee of Bacteriologists.”
“Note the amount of decinormal soda solution used in the process.”
“Dissolve about 8 grammes of ammonic thiocyanate (sulphocyanide) crystals in a liter of water, and adjust to decinormal argentic nitrate solution, by diluting till one volume is exactly equal to a volume of the latter.”
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