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Definition of Styphnic

Styphnic
Styphnic Styph"nic, a. [Gr. (spurious) sty`fein to contract.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, a yellow crystalline astringent acid, (NO2)3.C6H.(OH)2, obtained by the action of nitric acid on resorcin. Styphnic acid resembles picric acid, but is not bitter. It acts like a strong dibasic acid, having a series of well defined salts.

Meaning of Styphnic from wikipedia

- Styphnic acid (from Gr**** stryphnos "astringent"), or 2,4,6-trinitro-1,3-benzenediol, is a yellow astringent acid that forms hexagonal crystals. It is...
- trinitrophenol (picric acid), trinitrotoluene (TNT), and trinitroresorcinol (styphnic acid). Another but more specialized method for making aryl-NO2 group starts...
- presence of cold concentrated sulfuric acid yields trinitro-resorcin (styphnic acid), an explosive. Resorcinol per se does not appear to occur naturally...
- (lead 2,4,6-trinitroresorcinate, C6HN3O8Pb ), whose name is derived from styphnic acid, is an explosive used as a component in primer and detonator mixtures...
- Trinitronaphthalene UN 0218 1.1D Trinitrophenetole UN 0219 1.1D Trinitroresorcinol or Styphnic acid, dry or wetted with less than 20 percent water, or mixture of alcohol...
- Hexanitrostilbene UN 0393 1.1D Hexotonal UN 0394 1.1D Trinitroresorcinol, wetted or Styphnic acid, wetted with not less than 20 percent water, or mixture of alcohol...
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