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  • n. Archaic form of oxyacid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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.

    Experimental Researches in Electricity, Volume 1

  • 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

    Experimental Researches in Electricity, Volume 1


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