polyacid definition

  • noun:
    • Any polybasic acid
  • adjective:
    • polybasic
    • effective at neutralizing, or of incorporating with, a few molecules of a monobasic acid; having one or more hydrogen atom effective at becoming replaced by acid radicals; -- stated of specific bases.
  • others:
    • In chem., of a base, comparable in incorporating capacity to an acid radical of valence higher than unity.

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