Salicylal
Salicylal Sal"i*cyl`al, n. [Salicylic + aldehide.] (Chem.) A thin, fragrant, colorless oil, {HO.C6H4.CHO}, found in the flowers of meadow sweet ({Spir[ae]a}), and also obtained by oxidation of salicin, saligenin, etc. It reddens on exposure. Called also {salicylol}, {salicylic aldehyde}, and formerly {salicylous acid} or {spiroylous acid}. [1913 Webster]

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  • HOC6H4CHO — Salicylal Sal i*cyl al, n. [Salicylic + aldehide.] (Chem.) A thin, fragrant, colorless oil, {HO.C6H4.CHO}, found in the flowers of meadow sweet ({Spir[ae]a}), and also obtained by oxidation of salicin, saligenin, etc. It reddens on exposure.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • salicylic aldehyde — Salicylal Sal i*cyl al, n. [Salicylic + aldehide.] (Chem.) A thin, fragrant, colorless oil, {HO.C6H4.CHO}, found in the flowers of meadow sweet ({Spir[ae]a}), and also obtained by oxidation of salicin, saligenin, etc. It reddens on exposure.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • salicylol — Salicylal Sal i*cyl al, n. [Salicylic + aldehide.] (Chem.) A thin, fragrant, colorless oil, {HO.C6H4.CHO}, found in the flowers of meadow sweet ({Spir[ae]a}), and also obtained by oxidation of salicin, saligenin, etc. It reddens on exposure.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • salicylous acid — Salicylal Sal i*cyl al, n. [Salicylic + aldehide.] (Chem.) A thin, fragrant, colorless oil, {HO.C6H4.CHO}, found in the flowers of meadow sweet ({Spir[ae]a}), and also obtained by oxidation of salicin, saligenin, etc. It reddens on exposure.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spiroylous acid — Salicylal Sal i*cyl al, n. [Salicylic + aldehide.] (Chem.) A thin, fragrant, colorless oil, {HO.C6H4.CHO}, found in the flowers of meadow sweet ({Spir[ae]a}), and also obtained by oxidation of salicin, saligenin, etc. It reddens on exposure.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spiroylic — Spi*royl ic, Spiroylous Spi*royl ous, a. [NL. Spir? meadowsweet (a source of salicylal) + yl + ic, ous.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, a substance now called salicylal. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spiroylous — Spiroylic Spi*royl ic, Spiroylous Spi*royl ous, a. [NL. Spir? meadowsweet (a source of salicylal) + yl + ic, ous.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, a substance now called salicylal. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salicylite — Sal i*cyl ite, n. (Chem.) A compound of salicylal; named after the analogy of a salt. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salicylol — Sal i*cyl ol, n. [Salicylic + L. oleum oil.] (Chem.) Same as {Salicylal}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salicylous — Sa*lic y*lous (? or ?), a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, a substance formerly called salicylous acid, and now salicylal. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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