Phthalic-acid



noun
1.
Chemistry. any of three isomeric acids having the formula C 8 H 6 O 4 , especially the ortho isomer (orthophthalic acid) a colorless, crystalline, slightly water-soluble solid used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes, medicine, and perfume.
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/ˈθælɪk; ˈfθæl-/
noun
1.
a soluble colourless crystalline acid used in the synthesis of dyes and perfumes; 1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid. Formula: C6H4(COOH)2

phthalic acid n.
A colorless crystalline organic acid prepared from naphthalene and used in the synthesis of dyes and other organic compounds.
phthalic acid
(thāl’ĭk, fthāl’-)
A colorless, crystalline organic acid prepared from naphthalene and used in the synthesis of dyes, perfumes, and other organic compounds. Chemical formula: C8H6O4.

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