* * *tri·ba·sic (')trī-'bā-sik adj1) having three replaceable hydrogen atoms used of acids2) containing three atoms of a monovalent metal or their equivalent
* * *tri·ba·sic (tri-baґsik) [tri- + basic] having three replaceable hydrogen atoms.
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Tribasic — Tri*ba sic, a. [Pref. tri + basic.] (Chem.) Capable of neutralizing three molecules of a monacid base, or their equivalent; having three hydrogen atoms capable of replacement by basic elements on radicals; said of certain acids; thus, citric acid … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
tribasic — [trī bās′ik] adj. [ TRI + BASIC] 1. containing in its molecule three atoms of hydrogen that are replaceable by basic atoms or radicals: said of an acid 2. producing three hydrogen ions per molecule in solution 3. containing three monovalent basic … English World dictionary
tribasic — tribasicity /truy bay sis i tee/, n. /truy bay sik/, adj. Chem. 1. (of an acid) having three atoms of hydrogen replaceable by basic atoms or groups. 2. containing three atoms or groups, each having a valence of one, as tribasic sodium phosphate,… … Universalium
tribasic — /traɪˈbeɪsɪk/ (say truy baysik) adjective 1. (of an acid) having three atoms of hydrogen replaceable by basic atoms or groups. 2. containing three basic atoms or groups, each having a valency of one, as tribasic sodium phosphate, Na3PO4 … Australian English dictionary
tribasic — adjective Date: 1837 having three replaceable hydrogen atoms used of acids … New Collegiate Dictionary
tribasic — adjective a) (of an acid) containing three replaceable hydrogen atoms b) (of a salt) having three atoms of a univalent metal … Wiktionary
tribàsic — tri|bà|sic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable … Diccionari Català-Català
tribasic — triÂ·basÂ·ic || traÉª beÉªsÉªk adj. containing three hydrogen atoms replaceable by basic atoms or groups; having three monovalent basic atoms or groups (Chemistry) … English contemporary dictionary
tribasic — [trʌɪ beɪsɪk] adjective Chemistry (of an acid) having three replaceable hydrogen atoms … English new terms dictionary
tribasic — tri·basic … English syllables