Definition of Citric

1. Adjective. Of or related to citric acid.

Partainyms: Citric Acid

Definition of Citric

1. a. Of, pertaining to, or derived from, the citron or lemon; as, citric acid.

Definition of Citric

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or derived from, the citron or lemon. ¹

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Definition of Citric

1. derived from citrus fruits [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Citric

citrate (pro-3S)-lyase ligase
citrate (si)-synthase
citrate aldolase
citrate cleavage enzyme
citrate intoxication
citrate lyase
citrate permease
citrate synthase
citrated calcium carbimide
citric (current term)
citric acid
citric acid cycle
citric acid urine test

Literary usage of Citric

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1. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"This acetone dicarboxylic acid is also formed in the oxidation of citric acid by potassium permanganate and by the photochemical decomposition of citric ..."

2. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1909)
"It has also been manufactured from unripe gooseberries, which yield about 1% of their weight of citric acid, besides containing malic acid. ..."

3. Treatise on General and Industrial Organic Chemistry by Ettore Molinari (1921)
"When heated for a long time with water, citric acid forms a little aconitic ... Like tartaric acid, citric acid hinders the precipitation of the metallic ..."

4. System of Theoretical and Practical Chemistry by Friedrich Christian Accum (1808)
"PART C. citric acid exists in the juice of lemons and oranges; ... PROPERTIES OF citric ACID. citric acid crystallizes in the form of rhomboidal prisms, ..."

5. Commercial Organic Analysis by Alfred Henry Allen, Wm. A. Davis (1909)
"cipitated on adding ammonium hydroxide, whilst the tartrate is not precipitated for some time. citric Acid. citric acid occurs in a free state in the juices ..."

6. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"citric acid is abo produced by the fermentation of carbohydrates, ... To prepare the organisms, a sugar solution containing 2-5 pc of citric acid is allowed ..."

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