anhydride anhydride  /æn ˈhaɪd rɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a compound formed from one or more other compounds in a reaction resulting in removal of water

Usage(s):

  • A sample was analysed and found to contain a deadly poison, arsenic acid anhydride.

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  • Richards said: "Investment decisions have been made or are soon likely to be made on a number of new projects, including at least one aluminium smelter, a new iron and steel complex, an ethane-based ethylene/polyethylene complex, a maleic anhydride...
    on Nov 30, 2007 By: George Maxwell Richards Source: Trinidad & Tobago Express

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