Definition of picrate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɪkreɪt/


A salt or ester of picric acid.
Example sentences
  • Explosives based on ammonium picrate and picric acid were also used by the military.
  • The survey allowed participants to categorize the alkaline picrate reaction into methods with or without use of Lloyd pretreatment, kinetic methods, and rate-blanked kinetic methods.
  • Creatinine was measured in all urine samples by a colorimetric assay, using an alkaline picrate method.
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