toluic etymology

English word toluic comes from English -ic, English toluene

Detailed word origin of toluic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
toluene English (eng) (organic compound) A colourless, inflammable liquid hydrocarbon, methylbenzene, CH3.C6H5, used as a solvent, in high-octane fuels and in the production of many chemical compounds.
toluic English (eng) Of or pertaining to a toluic acid or its derivatives.

Words with the same origin as toluic

Descendants of -ic
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Descendants of toluene
TNT ditosyl thiotolene tolane toluenyl tosyl tosylamide tosylation tosylimine