Definition of formic acid noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

formic acid

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌfɔrmɪk ˈæsɪd//
 
[uncountable](chemistry)
 
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an acid made from carbon monoxide and steam. It is also present in a liquid produced by some ants.
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