from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Capable of reacting with four molecules of a monobasic acid. Used of a base.
- adj. Containing four replaceable hydrogen atoms. Used of an acid or acid salt.
- n. An acid containing four replaceable hydrogen atoms.
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- adj. tetrabasic
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of neutralizing four molecules of a monobasic acid; having four hydrogen atoms capable of replacement ba acids or acid atoms; -- said of certain bases.
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