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Definition of "benzoic" [ben•zo•ic]

  • Pertaining to, or obtained from, benzoin. (adjective)
  • Derived from benzoic acid or its derivatives. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "benzoic" in a sentence
  • "These consist of resinous juices combined with a peculiar acid, called the benzoic acid."
  • "However, the reactions between Vitamin C ascorbic acid and benzoic acids were overlooked, resulting in benzene formation in flavored waters and soft drinks."
  • "The role it follows and hand purely random benzoic acid authority."