[pik-reyt] /ˈpɪk reɪt/
a salt or ester of .
any salt or ester of picric acid, such as sodium picrate
a charge-transfer complex formed by picric acid
picrate pic·rate (pĭk’rāt’)
A salt or an ester of picric acid.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a yellow, crystalline, water-soluble, intensely bitter, poisonous acid, C 6 H 3 N 3 O 7 , used chiefly in explosives. /ˈpɪkrɪk/ noun 1. a toxic sparingly soluble crystalline yellow acid used as a dye, antiseptic, and explosive. Formula: C6H2OH(NO2)3 Systematic name 2,4,6-trinitrophenol See also lyddite picric acid pic·ric acid (pĭk’rĭk) n. […]
1. a combining form representing or in compound words: picramic acid. 2. a combining form meaning “bitter”, used in the formation of compound words: picrite. combining form 1. bitter: picrotoxin picro- or picr- pref.
- Picrocarmine stain
picrocarmine stain pic·ro·car·mine stain (pĭk’rō-kär’mĭn, -mīn’) n. A red crystalline water-soluble powder that produces excellent staining of keratohyaline granules.
[pikt] /pɪkt/ noun 1. a member of an ancient people of uncertain origin who inhabited parts of northern Britain, fought against the Romans, and in the 9th century a.d. united with the Scots. /pɪkt/ noun 1. a member of any of the peoples who lived in Britain north of the Forth and Clyde in the […]