orthocarbonic definition

  • adjective:
    • Designating a complex ether, C.(OC2H5)4, which can be acquired as a liquid of a pleasing ethereal smell in the form of chlorpicrin, and it is considered to be a derivative of the hypothetical regular carbonic acid, C.(OH)4.
  • others:
    • Designating a variety of carbonic acid, C(OH)4, which contains the maximum number of hydroxyl-groups. It does not exist in the free state.

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