anhydride meaning

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Noun: anhydride  an'hIdrId
  1. A compound formed from one or more other compounds in a reaction resulting in removal of water

Derived forms: anhydrides

Type of: chemical compound, compound

Encyclopedia: Anhydride


[Medicine]
n : a compound derived from another (as an acid) by removal of the elements of water

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  1. suitable anhydrides for use in this process include phthalic, maleic, and succinic.
  2. exothermic reaction can be reduced by adding hexahydrophthalic anhydride to the phthalic anhydride.
  3. exothermic reaction can be reduced by adding hexahydrophthalic anhydride to the phthalic anhydride.
  4. this may be readily converted to the anhydrous salt by reaction with a readily hydrolysed material, such as acetic anhydride.
  5. water treatment chemicals-hydrolyzed polymaleic anhydride

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