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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A compound formed from one or more other compounds in a reaction resulting in removal of water.

Usage examples (18)
  • Xylose is differentiated by tending to pass into an anhydride form
  • Preparation of the mixed anhydride of lysergic and trifluoroacetic acids:
  • These are very harmful, especially calcium sulphate (anhydride and gypsum).
  • As a matter of fact, reaction takes place at the boiling temperature of the anhydride. for more
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