tartaric acid

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tartaric acid

 [tahr-tar´ik]
any of several isomers of a dicarboxylic acid found especially in grapes, used in preparing soft drinks and effervescent powders. The salt forms are called tartrates.

tar·tar·ic ac·id

(tar-tar'ik as'id),
Made from crude tartar; a laxative and refrigerant; used in the manufacture of various effervescing powders, tablets, and granules.

tartaric acid

/tar·tar·ic ac·id/ (tahr-tar´ik) any of several isomers of the dicarboxylic acid HOOC(CHOH)2COOH, occurring especially in grapes.

tar·tar·ic ac·id

(tahr-tar'ik as'id)
Laxative and refrigerant; also used to manufacture various effervescing powders, tablets, and granules.

tartaric acid

a compound used in preparing effervescent powders.