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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Containing two replaceable hydrogen atoms.
  • adj. Of or relating to salts or acids forming salts with two atoms of a univalent metal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. (of an acid) containing two replaceable hydrogen atoms
  • adj. (of a salt) having two atoms of a univalent metal

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having two acid hydrogen atoms capable of replacement by basic atoms or radicals, in forming salts; bibasic; -- said of acids, as oxalic or sulphuric acids. Cf. diacid, bibasic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as bibasic.

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