trimesic etymology

English word trimesic comes from English tri-, English -ic, English mesitylene

Detailed word origin of trimesic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tri- English (eng) (chemistry) Used in combination with a known element name (e.g. 'tri-silicon') to designate an unknown element that would reside three periods lower than the known element on a Mendeleev-type periodic table. See Mendeleev's predicted elements. Three.
-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”.
mesitylene English (eng) (organic compound) The aromatic hydrocarbon 1,3,5-trimethylbenzene that is present in coal tar and crude oil; it has some use as a solvent.
trimesic English (eng) (chemistry) Of or pertaining to trimesic acid or its derivatives.

Words with the same origin as trimesic

Descendants of tri-
Trifluvian triamide triathlete triathlon tributyrin tricorder tricuspid tridermic triester trifecta trifunctional trihydrofluoride triiodo trilateral trilayer trilevel trilithium trilobite trioxygen triparalogous triphasic triseralous tristate triuranium trong
Descendants of -ic
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Descendants of mesitylene
mesitylenic mesitylol