Sebacic
Sebacic Se*bac"ic, a. [L. sebum tallow: cf. F. s['e]bacique.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to fat; derived from, or resembling, fat; specifically, designating an acid (formerly called also {sebic}, and {pyroleic}, acid), obtained by the distillation or saponification of certain oils (as castor oil) as a white crystalline substance. [1913 Webster]

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  • sebacic — /si bas ik, bay sik/, adj. Chem. of or derived from sebacic acid. [1780 90; SEBAC(EOUS) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • sebacic — adjective Of or pertaining to sebacic acid or its derivatives …   Wiktionary

  • sebacic — /si bas ik, bay sik/, adj. Chem. of or derived from sebacic acid. [1780 90; SEBAC(EOUS) + IC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • sebàcic — se|bà|cic Mot Pla Adjectiu masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • sebacic — se·bac·ic …   English syllables

  • Sebacic acid — Sebacic acid …   Wikipedia

  • sebacic acid — [sə bas′ik, səbā′sik] n. [< L sebaceus (see SEBACEOUS) + IC] a white, crystalline acid, COOH(CH2) 8COOH, obtained by the distillation of oleic acid or castor oil: used in making plasticizers, alkyd resins, etc …   English World dictionary

  • sebacic acid — noun a dicarboxylic acid used to make resins • Syn: ↑decanedioic acid • Hypernyms: ↑carboxylic acid * * * sə̇ˈbasik , bās noun Etymology: sebacic International Scientific Vocabulary sebac (from …   Useful english dictionary

  • sebacic acid — sebaco rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė HOOC(CH₂)₈COOH atitikmenys: angl. sebacic acid rus. себациновая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – dekano dirūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • sebacic acid — noun Etymology: French (acide) sébacique, from Latin sebaceus Date: 1790 a crystalline dicarboxylic acid C10H18O4 used especially in the manufacture of synthetic resins …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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