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- n. Any dibasic acid
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Divalent; -- said of a base or radical as capable of saturating two acid monad radicals or a dibasic acid. Cf. dibasic, a., and biacid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of saturating two molecules of a monobasic acid: applied to certain hydroxids and basic oxids.
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The company makes diacid, a chemical ingredient used in nylon, the secret for which it says was stolen by a government-backed rival.
The primary species of bound UCB in our models were: undissociated diacid for phosphatidylcholine, dianion for dodecyl maltoside micelles and cyclodextrins, and both monoanions and dianion for sodium taurocholate.