Toluic-acid meaning

tə-lo͝oĭk
Any of three crystalline isomeric acids, C8 H8 O2 , derived from toluene.
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Any of four isomeric acids, C6H4CH3COOH, carboxyl derivatives of toluene, used in the manufacture of various resins, in organic synthesis, etc.
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(organic chemistry) Any of the three isomers - ortho-, meta- and para- methylbenzoic acid, derived from toluene.
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Origin of toluic-acid

  • tolu(ene) –ic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition