Definitions

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

  • adj. Of or relating to citric acid.

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or derived from, the citron or lemon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or derived from, the citron or lemon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or derived from lemons or citrons.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or related to citric acid

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Examples

  • He next, by the aid of the same manual, prepared a mixture which he called citric acid, though any other name would have suited it equally well; and of this, as neither he nor anybody else had any use for it, he daily produced large quantities.

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • He takes limes, onion and hot sauce and makes ceviche, which is fresh fish soaked in citric acid, which cooks it.

    The Best Camp Dinner Ever

  • a mixture which he called citric acid, though any other name would have suited it equally well; and of this, as neither he nor anybody else had any use for it, he daily produced large quantities.

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • Orange, lemon and pomelo, although they contain citric acid, should be considered safe for consumption, for they contain plenty of potassium, and that would produce alkaline urine, and thereby do not disturb the body’s immunity.

    Global Voices in English » India: Swine Flu Scare

  • The Krebs cycle, also known as the citric acid cycle or the tricarboxylic acid cycle, is one of the most important reaction sequences in biochemistry.

    Krebs cycle

  • Pyruvate gets passed on to the next step, called the citric acid cycle.

    Evolution of alcohol synthesis - The Panda's Thumb

  • This juice, which is called citric acid, may be preserved in bottles for a considerable time, by covering it with a thin stratum of oil.

    The Book of Household Management

  • SLS can be an irritant at high concentration levels -- similar to other natural ingredients, such as citric acid (lemons) or acetic acid (vinegar).

    "Natural" strikes again - and someone calls it out | The Greenwash Brigade | Marketplace from American Public Media

  • Sodium chloride being the principal noxious element in sea water, and soda in combination with a vegetable or organic acid, such as citric acid, tartaric acid, or malic acid, being innocuous, the conclusion is that the element of evil to be avoided is _chlorine_.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 497, July 11, 1885

  • They also had documents glorifying Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden and showing how to make a pipe-bomb with common ingredients such as citric acid and hair bleach, he said.

    Raw Story

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