Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In organic chemistry, noting compounds containing in their molecule three sulphonic-acid radicals (-SO3H).

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Examples

  • From [Greek: a] - and [Greek: b] - naphthol a number of sulphonic acids may easily be prepared; viz., mono -, di -, and trisulphonic acids.

    Synthetic Tannins

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