Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Containing carboxyl, CO.OH.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Chem.) of or pertaining to the carboxyl group; having a carboxyl group (written -COOH, -CO2H or -CO.OH).

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  • adjective organic chemistry Of, or relating to the carboxyl functional group.

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  • adjective relating to or containing the carboxyl group or carboxyl radical

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Examples

  • Such a combination gives acid properties to a molecule and it is called a carboxylic acid group (carbon plus oxygen plus acid).

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  • Human skin oils are full of molecules called carboxylic acids.

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  • The focus then shifts to a systematic presentation of the various substrates classes, namely carboxylic esters, amides and peptides, lactams and lactones, esters of inorganic acids, alkene and arene epoxides, and some miscellaneous hydrolyzable moieties.

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  • Oxea is a global supplier of solvents, polyols and oxo derivatives such as carboxylic acids, olefin derivatives and alkylamines.

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  • Oxea is a global supplier of solvents, polyols and oxo derivatives such as carboxylic acids, olefin derivatives and alkylamines.

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  • Oxea is a global supplier of solvents, polyols and oxo derivatives such as carboxylic acids, esters and amines.

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  • Agricultural wastes are now becoming viable alternatives since they are abundantly available, much cheaper and have various functional groups such as carboxylic acid, ester, carboxylate, hydroxyl, phenolic and amino that can act as adsorption sites for heavy metal ions.

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  • OXEA is a global supplier of solvents, polyols and oxo derivatives such as carboxylic acids, esters and amines.

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  • Saponification involves hydrolysis of esters under basic conditions to form an alcohol and the salt of a carboxylic acid carboxylates, producing a soap-like solid from the fatty acid derivatives.

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