Nonoic No*no"ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, nonane; as, nonoic acid, which is also called pelargonic acid. Cf. {Pelargonic}. [1913 Webster]

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  • nonoic — nonoic, a. Chem. (nəʊˈnəʊɪk) [f. L. nōn us ninth, after octoic.] The ninth in the series of fatty acids. Thorpe Dict. Appl. Chem. II. 100 …   Useful english dictionary

  • nonoic — no·no·ic …   English syllables

  • nonoic acid — nōˈnōik noun Etymology: nonoic from nonane + oic : any of the numerous monocarboxylic acids C8H17COOH (as pelargonic acid) derived from the nonanes …   Useful english dictionary

  • n-nonoic acid — /ɛn nəˌnoʊɪk ˈæsəd/ (say en nuh.nohik asuhd) noun → nonanoic acid …   Australian English dictionary

  • Pelargonic — Pel ar*gon ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an organic acid (called also nonoic acid) found in the leaves of the geranium ({Pelargonium}) and allied plants. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonanoic acid — /nɒnənoʊɪk ˈæsəd/ (say nonuhnohik asuhd) noun → pelargonic acid. Also, n nonoic acid. {Latin nōnus ninth. See ane, ic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • nonylic acid — nōˈnilik noun Etymology: nonylic International Scientific Vocabulary nonyl + ic : nonoic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • nona- — comb. form nine. Etymology: L f. nonus ninth * * * combining form see non II * * * comb. form nine; having nine nonagon Origin: from Latin nonus ‘ninth’ * * * nona (before a vowe …   Useful english dictionary

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