Containing two hydroxyl functional groups.

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  • dihydric — /duy huy drik/, adj. Chem. (esp. of alcohols and phenols) dihydroxy. [1875 80; DI 1 + HYDRIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • dihydric — di·hy·dric (di hiґdrik) having two hydrogen atoms in each molecule …   Medical dictionary

  • dihydric — [dʌɪ hʌɪdrɪk] adjective Chemistry (of an alcohol) containing two hydroxyl groups …   English new terms dictionary

  • dihydric — di·hydric …   English syllables

  • dihydric — adj. Chem. containing two hydroxyl groups. Etymology: DI (1) + HYDRIC …   Useful english dictionary

  • dihydric alcohol — an alcohol containing two hydroxyl groups …   Medical dictionary

  • dihydric alcohol — noun any of a class of alcohols having 2 hydroxyl groups in each molecule • Syn: ↑diol, ↑glycol • Hypernyms: ↑alcohol …   Useful english dictionary

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  • hydramine — hy·dra·mine (hīʹdrə mēn ) n. A dihydric alcohol in which one hydroxyl has been replaced with an amino group. * * * …   Universalium

  • wax — wax1 waxable, adj. waxlike, adj. /waks/, n. 1. Also called beeswax. a solid, yellowish, nonglycerine substance allied to fats and oils, secreted by bees, plastic when warm and melting at about 145°F, variously employed in making candles, models,… …   Universalium

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