• (n.) An oxide of a nonmetallic body or an organic radical, capable of forming an acid by uniting with the elements of water; -- so called because it may be formed from an acid by the abstraction of water.
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any chemical compound obtained, either in practice or in principle, by the elimination of water from another compound. Examples of inorganic ... [1 related articles]
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anhydride A compound derived by the removal of water from an acid or other compound.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: an-hī′drīd Definitions: 1. An oxide that can combine with water to form an acid or that is derived from an acid by the abstraction of water.
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A chemical compound derived from another compound by dehydration (i.e., removing water). Most inorganic anhydrides are soluble oxides which dissolve in water to give alkalis or oxy-acids. Thus, sulfur trioxide (SO3) is the anhydride of sulfuric acid (H2S...
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anhydride (ănhī'drīd, –drid) [Gr.,=without water], chemical compound formed by removing water, H2O, from another compound; the anhydride can also react with water to form the original compound. An acid anhydride reacts with water to form an acid; e.g., sulfur trioxide, SO...
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Anhydride is an oxide of an element or organic radical, capable of combining with water to form an acid. Nearly all the non-metallic elements, as well as several of the metallic elements form
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Chemical compound obtained by the removal of water from another compound; usually a dehydrated acid. For example, sulphur(VI) oxide (sulphur trioxide, SO3) is the anhydride of sulphuric acid (H2SO4). For monobasic acids, such as carboxylic acids, the formation of an ...
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1) Chemical compound 2) Compound
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