from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a fine color.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In chem., used in the phrase euchroic acid, a dibasic acid forming a white crystalline powder, obtained by heating paramide with alkalis.
  • Noting an acid, a colorless compound, prepared, together with paramide, by heating ammonium mellitate. It crystallizes in quadratic prisms which melt and decompose above 250° C.


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