Definition of Pyrogallic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to pyrogallol.

Partainyms: Pyrogallol
Derivative terms: Pyrogallol



Definition of Pyrogallic

1. a. Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an acid called pyrogallol. See Pyrogallol.

Definition of Pyrogallic

1. Adjective. (chemistry) Of, or relating to pyrogallol (''pyrogallic acid''). ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyrogallic

pyroclastic flows
pyroclastic rock
pyroclastic surge
pyroclasts
pyrocumulus
pyroelectric
pyroelectric effect
pyroelectrical
pyroelectrically
pyroelectricity
pyroelectrics
pyroelectrodynamic
pyroelectrodynamics
pyrogallate
pyrogallates
pyrogallic (current term)
pyrogallic acid
pyrogallol
pyrogallols
pyrogen
pyrogenetic
pyrogenic
pyrogenicities
pyrogenicity
pyrogenous
pyrogens
pyrogeography
pyroglutamate
pyroglutamates
pyroglutamic

Literary usage of Pyrogallic

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1. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1866)
"When pyrogallic acid is added to milk of lime, the liquid assumes a beautiful red tint, which rapidly passes to a deep brown. This reaction is so delicate ..."

2. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1862)
"Sublimed pyrogallic acid forms voluminous brilliant plates, which are freely ... The alkaline solutions of pyrogallic acid rapidly assume an ntense reddish ..."

3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1884)
"The following are the formulas usually employed by him: pyrogallic acid one part, vaseline four parts; another, which has given excellent results, ..."

4. Elements of Chemistry: Including the Recent Discoveries and Doctrines of the by Edward Turner (1835)
"He acid 7C+3H-H5O pyrogallic acid has a faintly bitler astringent taste without acidity, and barely reddens litmus paper. At 217° it fuses and at 410° boils ..."

5. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines: Containing a Clear Exposition by Andrew Ure (1853)
"Pure tannin and gallic acid are the only substances which are known, by distillation, to yield pyrogallic acid. Taking advantage of this circumstance, ..."

6. The British Journal of Photographyby Liverpool Photographic Society by Liverpool Photographic Society (1874)
"It should also be remembered that the amount of pyrogallic acid used at the commencement of the development has a very great effect upon the density of the ..."

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