Definition of Sulfonic acid

1. Noun. An acid derived from sulphuric acid.

Exact synonyms: Sulphonic Acid
Generic synonyms: Acid



Definition of Sulfonic acid

1. Noun. (chemistry) a strong inorganic acid, HSO2OH ¹

2. Noun. (chemistry) the univalent functional group -SO2OH ¹

3. Noun. (chemistry) any member of the the class or organic acids containing this group; used in detergents, dyes and ion exchange resins ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sulfonic Acid

sulfonal
sulfonamide
sulfonamides
sulfonate
sulfonated
sulfonates
sulfonating
sulfonation
sulfonations
sulfone
sulfonediimine
sulfonediimines
sulfonephthalein
sulfones
sulfonic
sulfonic acid (current term)
sulfonic anhydride
sulfonimide
sulfonimides
sulfonitric
sulfonium
sulfoniums
sulfonphthalein
sulfonphthaleins
sulfonyl
sulfonylamine
sulfonylamines
sulfonylated
sulfonylation
sulfonylhydrazone

Literary usage of Sulfonic acid

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1. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"... -3-sulfonic acid is boiled with Ali(SO4)j soin., and the lake is ... the Na salt of i-amino-4-hydroxy- anthraquinone-2-sulfonic acid is boiled with ..."

2. Organic Compounds of Mercury by Frank Clifford Whitmore (1921)
"acid and urea forming the compound 1-azobenzene sulfonic acid-4- carboxyl-fi-naphthol. This reaction proves the position of the mercury in the original ..."

3. Solubilities of Inorganic and Organic Compounds: A Compilation of by Atherton Seidell (1919)
"... sulfonic acid Benzene sulfonic acid m Nitrobenzene sulfonic acid m ... sulfonic acid Chloronitrobenzene sulfonic acid a Naphthalene sulfonic acid 1.5 ..."

4. The Condensed Chemical Dictionary: A Reference Volume for All Requiring by Chemical Catalog Company, Inc (1920)
"Derivation: By heating beta-naphthol- beta-sulfonic acid S with aqueous ammonia in an autoclave. Grades: Technical. Containers: Barrels and kegs. ..."

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