Meaning of Anhydride

English: Anhydride
Hindi: किसी पदार्थ से जल के निकलने के पश्चात बनने वाला यौगिक
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Definition: 1

a compound formed by removing water from a more complex compound: an oxide of a nonmetal (acid anhydride) or a metal (basic anhydride) that forms an acid or a base, respectively, when united with water.

Definition: 2

a compound from which water has been abstracted.

Definition: 3

a compound that has been formed from another compound by dehydration

Definition: 4

a compound that forms an acid or base when added to water

Definition: 5

Also called acid anhydride, acyl anhydride. any organic compound containing the group -CO.O.CO- formed by removal of one water molecule from two carboxyl groups