from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having only one hydrogen ion to donate to a base in an acid-base reaction; monoprotic.
- adj. Having only one metal ion or positive radical.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. containing one replaceable hydrogen atom
- adj. having one atom of a univalent metal
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being neutralized by a univalent base or basic radical; having but one acid hydrogen atom to be replaced; -- said of acids.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having one base: applied in chemistry to an acid which enters into combination with a univalent basic radical to form a neutral salt, or a salt containing one equivalent of a base.
- Pertaining or relating to monobasis.
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