adipic acid

Definition of adipic acid

1.an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid (HO.CO.(CH2)4.CO.OH), containing six carbon atoms in a linear chain. It is found in beet juice. It is used in the manufacture of synthetic plastics such as Nylon, as well as other products.

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carboxylic acid, hexanedioic acid
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