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- adj. Describing any of the three unsaturated dicarboxylic acids obtained by the distillation of citric acid.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or designating, any one of three acids obtained by the distillation of citric acid, and called respectively citraconic, itaconic, and mesaconic acid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Obtained by subjecting citric acid to the action of heat.
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