Racemic Acid Definition

A transparent, colorless, crystalline compound occurring in nature with d-tartaric acid: it is an optically inactive isomer of tartaric acid.
Webster's New World
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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