- a base that can react with four molecules of a monobasic acid to form a salt
- an alcohol having four OH groups per molecule
tetr(a)- + acid
See tetracid in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Capable of reacting with four molecules of a monobasic acid. Used of a base.
- Containing four replaceable hydrogen atoms. Used of an acid or acid salt.
An acid containing four replaceable hydrogen atoms.