polybasic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or relating to an acid which has had two or more hydrogen atoms that can be replaced by standard atoms or radicals.
    • containing several changeable hydrogen atoms
    • having several atoms of a univalent material
    • Having a couple of basic teams; see in addition polybase
    • effective at neutralizing, or of combining with, several particles of a monacid base; having a few hydrogen atoms effective at being replaced by standard radicals; -- said of particular acids.
  • others:
    • In chem., with the capacity of combining with more than two univalent basics: because, polybasic acids or radicals.

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