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- n. Archaic form of oxyacid.
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- n. See oxyacid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as oxyacid.
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If for the oxacid a hydracid be substituted (927.), -- as one analogous to the muriatic, for instance, -- then the state of things changes altogether, and a current due to the chemical action of the acid on the base is possible.
Let _a_, fig. 79, be supposed to be a dry oxacid, and _b_ a dry base, in contact at _c_, and in electric communication at their extremities by plates of platina