Definition of Dihydric

1. Adjective. (chemistry) Containing two hydroxyl functional groups. ¹



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Definition of Dihydric

1. containing two hydroxyl radicals [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dihydric

diheterabenzene
diheterabenzenes
diheterozygote
dihexagonal
dihole
dihybrid
dihybrid cross
dihybrids
dihydralazine
dihydrate
dihydrated
dihydrates
dihydrazone
dihydrazones
dihydrexidine
dihydric (current term)
dihydric alcohol
dihydride
dihydrides
dihydridooxidonitrogen
dihydridooxidonitrogens
dihydro
dihydro-
dihydro-beta-erythroidine
dihydro-orotate
dihydroalprenolol
dihydroanisoin dehydrogenase
dihydroanthracene
dihydroanthracenes
dihydroartemisinin

Literary usage of Dihydric

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1. Lecture Notes for Chemical Students by Edward Frankland (1872)
"ANHYDRIDES OF THE dihydric MONOBASIC ACIDS. Formation. — By applying heat to a dihydric monobasic acid, ..."

2. Organic Chemistry by William Henry Perkin (1907)
"The isomeric dihydric phenols — catechol, resorcinol, and hydroquinone — are well-known compounds of considerable importance, and are respectively ..."

3. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by Arnold Frederik. Holleman (1920)
"... an even greater extent, many of them behaving as powerful reducing agents when dissolved in alkalis. dihydric Phenols. OTT 1 The o-compound, C6H4<(.)^ . ..."

4. Victor Von Richter's Organic Chemistry; Or, Chemistry of the Carbon by Victor von Richter, Richard Anschütz, Georg Schroeter (1900)
"Closely allied to these are the dihydric alcohols or glycols, and such compounds as may be considered oxidation products of the glycols. ..."

5. Victor Von Richter's Organic Chemistry; Or, Chemistry of the Carbon by Victor von Richter, Richard Anschütz, Georg Schroeter (1899)
"Closely allied to these are the dihydric alcohols or glycols, and such compounds as may be considered oxidation products of the glycols. ..."

6. Treatise on General and Industrial Organic Chemistry by Ettore Molinari (1921)
"... of orange and lemon and to a very considerable extent (60 per cent. ) in verbena oil. III. POLYHYDRIC ALCOHOLS (a) dihydric ALCOHOLS OR GLYCOLS, ..."

7. The Optical Rotating Power of Organic Substances and Its Practical Applications by Hans Landolt, Otto Schönrock, Paul Lindner (1902)
"dihydric Alcohols and Derivatives. Propyleneglycol, (CH,)(H)C(OH)(CH,OH) /!+ Derivatives : From /-propyleneglycol: propylene- oxide ..."

8. A Compendium of Chemistry by Carl Arnold (1904)
"... of the double bonds of the C atom, we obtain a series of dihydric alcohols which are called glycols on account of their sweet taste: ethylene glycol, ..."

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