Eth`i*on"ic (?), a. [Ethyl + thionic.] Chem.

Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an acid so called.

Ethionic acid Chem., a liquid derivative of ethylsulphuric and sulphuric (thionic) acids, obtained by the action of sulphur trioxide on absolute alcohol.

 

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