[hek-suh-bey-sik] /ˌhɛk səˈbeɪ sɪk/

containing six hydrogen atoms capable of being replaced or ionized:
a hexabasic acid.


Read Also:

  • Hexachloride

    [hek-suh-klawr-ahyd, -klohr-] /ˌhɛk səˈklɔr aɪd, -ˈkloʊr-/ noun 1. a containing six atoms of chlorine.

  • Hexachlorobenzene

    hexachlorobenzene (hěk’sə-klôr’ō-běn’zēn’) See benzene hexachloride.

  • Hexachlorocyclohexane

    /ˌhɛksəˌklɔːrəˌsaɪkləʊˈhɛkseɪn/ noun 1. a white or yellowish powder existing in many isomeric forms. A mixture of isomers, including lindane, is used as an insecticide. Formula: C6H6Cl6

  • Hexachloroethane

    [hek-suh-klawr-oh-eth-eyn, -klohr-] /ˌhɛk səˌklɔr oʊˈɛθ eɪn, -ˌkloʊr-/ noun 1. a colorless crystalline compound, C 2 Cl 6 , with a camphorlike odor, soluble in alcohol and ether, insoluble in water: used in organic synthesis and pyrotechnics, as a retarding agent in fermentation, and as a solvent. /ˌhɛksəˌklɔːrəʊˈɛθeɪn/ noun 1. a colourless crystalline insoluble compound with […]

Disclaimer: Hexabasic definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.