methanoic acid


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  • methanoic acid — [ˌmɛθə nəʊɪk] noun systematic chemical name for formic acid. Derivatives methanoate noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • methanoic acid — /mɛθəˌnoʊɪk ˈæsəd/ (say methuh.nohik asuhd) noun Chemistry → formic acid …   Australian English dictionary

  • methanoic acid — n. Chem. = FORMIC ACID. Etymology: METHANE + IC …   Useful english dictionary

  • methanoic — adjective Of or pertaining to methanoic acid or its derivatives; formic …   Wiktionary

  • Formic acid — Formic acid …   Wikipedia

  • Carboxylic acid — Structure of a carboxylic acid Carboxylate ion …   Wikipedia

  • formic acid — Chem., Pharm. a colorless, irritating, fuming, water soluble liquid, CH2O2, originally obtained from ants and now manufactured synthetically, used in dyeing and tanning and in medicine chiefly as a counterirritant and astringent. [1785 95] * * *… …   Universalium

  • formic acid — noun The simplest carboxylic acid, HCOOH, a colourless, corrosive liquid with a sharp odour; it is present in the stings of ants, bees and nettles, and is prepared industrially by the oxidation of …   Wiktionary

  • formic acid — [ fɔ:mɪk] noun Chemistry an irritant volatile organic acid present in the fluid emitted by some ants; methanoic acid. [HCOOH.] Origin C18: formic from L. formica ant …   English new terms dictionary

  • formic acid — n. a colourless irritant volatile acid (HCOOH) contained in the fluid emitted by some ants. Also called METHANOIC ACID. Derivatives: formate n. Etymology: L formica ant …   Useful english dictionary

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