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Definition of Picric
PicricPicric Pi"cric, a. [Gr. ? bitter.] (Chem.)
Pertaining to, or designating, a strong organic acid (called
picric acid), intensely bitter.
Note: Picric acid is obtained by treating phenol with strong
nitric acid, as a brilliant yellow crystalline
substance, C6H2(NO2)3.OH. It is used in dyeing silk
and wool, and also in the manufacture of explosives, as
it is very unstable when heated. Called also
trinitrophenol, and formerly carbazotic acid.
Meaning of Picric from wikipedia
acid is an organic compound
with the formula
(O2N)3C6H2OH. Its IUPAC
name is 2,4,6-trinitrophenol (TNP). The name "picric
from Gr****: πικρός...
- and problems
with the picric
acid used as high explosive filler
in lieu of TNT. The picric
form very sensitive picric salts within
days of filling...
- histology. It was invented
by French biologist
and is composed
acid and formaldehyde
in an aqueous
solution. Bouin's fluid...
- different types
of bombs, tactical
grenades, and even explosive
bullets. Dry picric
is more powerful
than TNT, was used in blasting charges
- (known as Tridite
in US service) is an explosive mixture
acid and dinitrophenol
acid and hexanitrodiphenylamine
in a ratio
of 70/30. It...
- The following substances
have been commonly
used in homeopathy. See Category:Homeopathic remedies
for a list of other notable
preparations. Bach flower...
acid in an alkaline
solution. The color change
- as lead styphnate. It is itself
a low-sensitivity explosive, similar
acid, but explodes
heating. It may be prepared
by the nitration...
of the picrate
anion. These salts
are often produced
acid (2,4,6-trinitrophenol). The picrate
ion is intensely
- Van Gieson's stain
is a mixture
acid and acid fuchsin. It is the simplest method
of differential staining
and other connective
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