[pol-ee-as-id] /ˌpɒl iˈæs ɪd/ Chemistry
having more than one replaceable hydrogen atom.
capable of reacting with more than one equivalent weight of an .
an having more than one replaceable hydrogen atom.
an oxyacid containing the equivalent of extra molecules of its anhydride, as the polysulfuric , H 2 S 2 O 7 or H 2 SO 4 ⋅SO 3 , and H 2 S 3 O 1 0 or H 2 SO 4 ⋅2SO 3 .
[pol-ee-uh-kril-uh-mahyd, -mid, -ak-ruh-lam-ahyd, -id] /ˌpɒl i əˈkrɪl əˌmaɪd, -mɪd, -ˌæk rəˈlæm aɪd, -ɪd/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, solid, water-soluble polymer of , used in secondary oil recovery, as a thickening agent, a flocculant, and an absorbent, and to separate macromolecules of different molecular weights. polyacrylamide (pŏl’ē-ə-krĭl’ə-mīd’) A white, water-soluble polymer containing repeating units of […]
[pol-ee-uh-kril-ik, pol-] /ˈpɒl i əˈkrɪl ɪk, ˌpɒl-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a polymer of used as a sizing agent in the manufacture of nylon and other synthetic textiles.
[pol-ee-ak-ruh-loh-nahy-tril, -treel, -trahyl] /ˌpɒl iˌæk rə loʊˈnaɪ trɪl, -tril, -traɪl/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a polymer of used in the manufacture of Orlon and other synthetic textiles.
[pol-ee-uh-del-fuh s] /ˌpɒl i əˈdɛl fəs/ adjective, Botany. 1. (of stamens) united by the filaments into three or more sets or bundles. /ˌpɒlɪəˈdɛlfəs/ adjective 1. (of stamens) having united filaments so that they are arranged in three or more groups 2. (of flowers) having polyadelphous stamens