Definition of Picrates

1. Noun. (plural of picrate) ¹



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Definition of Picrates

1. picrate [n] - See also: picrate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Picrates

picowaves
picowaving
picquet
picqueted
picqueter
picqueters
picquets
picra
picramate
picramates
picramic
picramic acid
picras
picrate
picrated
picrates (current term)
picrete
picric
picric acid
picrite
picrites
picritic
picro-Mallory trichrome stain
picrobasalt
picrobasalts
picrocarmine
picrocarmine stain
picrocrocin
picrocrocine
picroformol

Literary usage of Picrates

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1. A Method for the Identification of Pure Organic Compounds by a Systematic by Samuel Parsons Mulliken (1916)
"As derivatives they have the advantage over many of the corresponding picrates of being more stable and less soluble, and in melting more sharply and with ..."

2. Outlines of Industrial Chemistry: A Text-book for Students by Frank Hall Thorp, Charles D. Demond (1905)
"The alkaline salts of this body (called picrates) are powerful explosives. Ammonium picrate mixed with potassium nitrate has been proposed as a military ..."

3. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1887)
"picrates. 980 Picric acid forms salts having a yellow colour, which, for the most part, crystallize well and are explosive. ..."

4. Nitro-explosives: A Practical Treatise Concerning the Properties by Percy Gerald Sanford (1906)
"... Acid and picrates— Resinous and Tarry Matters—Sulphuric Acid and Hydrochloric Acid— Oxalic Acid—Nitric Acid—Inorganic Impurities—General Impurities and ..."

5. Nitro-explosives: A Practical Treatise Concerning the Properties by Percy Gerald Sanford (1896)
"... anil Adulterations—Potassium Picrate and picrates of the Alkaloids—Analysis of Glycerine—Residue, Silver Test, Nitration, Total Acid Equivalent, ..."

6. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"This is true, to some extent, even of the alkaline salts, whilst the picrates, normal and basic, of some of the heavy metals, especially lead, are extremely ..."

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