Racemic-acid definitions

A form of tartaric acid, C4 H6 O6 , that is composed of equal portions of dextrorotatory and levorotatory components, is not optically active, and is sometimes found in grape juice during the making of wine.
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A transparent, colorless, crystalline compound occurring in nature with d-tartaric acid: it is an optically inactive isomer of tartaric acid.
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An optically inactive form of tartaric acid that can be separated into dextrorotatory and levorotatory components and is sometimes found in grape juice. Chemical formula: C4H6O6.
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(organic chemistry) An equal mixture of the d- and l- forms of tartaric acid found in grape juice; the isomers can be separated via crystallization.
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