Pyromucic
Pyromucic Pyr`o*mu"cic, a. [Pyro- + mucic.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an acid obtained as a white crystalline substance by the distillation of mucic acid, or by the oxidation of furfurol. [1913 Webster]

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  • pyromucic — adjective of, or relating to pyromucic acid or its derivatives …   Wiktionary

  • pyromucic — py·ro·mucic …   English syllables

  • pyromucic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • pyromucic acid — “+... noun Etymology: pyromucic International Scientific Vocabulary pyr + mucic (acid); originally formed as French pyromucique : alpha furoic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • pyromucic aldehyde — /puy reuh myooh sik, puy /, Chem. furfural. [1785 95; PYRO + MUCIC (ACID)] * * * …   Universalium

  • pyromucic acid — noun furoic acid …   Wiktionary

  • pyromucic aldehyde — /puy reuh myooh sik, puy /, Chem. furfural. [1785 95; PYRO + MUCIC (ACID)] …   Useful english dictionary

  • C4H4O — Furfuran Fur fu*ran, n. [L. furfur bran.] (Chem.) A colorless, oily substance, {C4H4O}, obtained by distilling certain organic substances, as pine wood, salts of pyromucic acid, etc.; called also {tetraphenol}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Furfuran — Fur fu*ran, n. [L. furfur bran.] (Chem.) A colorless, oily substance, {C4H4O}, obtained by distilling certain organic substances, as pine wood, salts of pyromucic acid, etc.; called also {tetraphenol}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pyromucate — Pyr o*mu cate, n. (Chem.) A salt of pyromucic acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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