Definition of Picrate

1. n. A salt of picric acid.



Definition of Picrate

1. Noun. (chemistry) any salt or ester of picric acid ¹

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Definition of Picrate

1. a chemical salt [n -S] : PICRATED [adj]

Medical Definition of Picrate

1. A salt of picric acid. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Picrate

picowave
picowaved
picowaves
picowaving
picquet
picqueted
picqueter
picqueters
picquets
picra
picramate
picramates
picramic
picramic acid
picras
picrate (current term)
picrated
picrates
picrete
picric
picric acid
picrite
picrites
picritic
picro-Mallory trichrome stain
picrobasalt
picrobasalts
picrocarmine
picrocarmine stain
picrocrocin

Literary usage of Picrate

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1. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1871)
"The crystals contain 11-16 per cent, water oi crystallisation, the greater part of which is given off at 100° picrate of Cadmium ..."

2. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1857)
"An alcoholic solution of picric acid also throws down picrate of potash after a while from an aqueous solution of nitre. (Liebig. ..."

3. First Outlines of a Dictionary of Solubilities of Chemical Substances by Frank Humphreys Storer (1864)
"by a largo quantity of picrate OF NICOTIN. Ppt. picrate OF POTASH. ... picrate of soda is the most soluble of all the alkaline picrates, but is nevertheless ..."

4. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"Berlin, 1903, 28, 624), the guanidine thus obtained being isolated in the form of its sparingly soluble picrate, and either weighed as such, or the nitrogen ..."

5. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1908)
"It is too soluble in most solvents to permit of recrystalliza- tion; the same is true of the picrate, which is formed in dark red needles, m. 172—3°. ..."

6. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1894)
"The writer arrives at the conclusion that the picrate belongs to valuable ... 45), six grains (0.375 gramme) of the picrate a day prove sufficient for all ..."

7. Explosives and Their Power by Marcellin Berthelot, C. Napier Hake, William Macnab (1892)
"On the other hand, the powders formed with the nitrates can be employed in firearms, especially ammonium picrate powder, which has of late been greatly ..."

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