acetyl-propionic
Levulinic Lev`u*lin"ic (-l[i^]n"[i^]k), a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or denoting, an acid (called also {acetyl-propionic} acid), {C5H8O3}, obtained by the action of dilute acids on various sugars (as levulose). [Written also {l[ae]vulinic}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • C5H8O3 — Levulinic Lev u*lin ic ( l[i^]n [i^]k), a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or denoting, an acid (called also {acetyl propionic} acid), {C5H8O3}, obtained by the action of dilute acids on various sugars (as levulose). [Written also {l[ae]vulinic}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • laevulinic — Levulinic Lev u*lin ic ( l[i^]n [i^]k), a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or denoting, an acid (called also {acetyl propionic} acid), {C5H8O3}, obtained by the action of dilute acids on various sugars (as levulose). [Written also {l[ae]vulinic}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Levulinic — Lev u*lin ic ( l[i^]n [i^]k), a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or denoting, an acid (called also {acetyl propionic} acid), {C5H8O3}, obtained by the action of dilute acids on various sugars (as levulose). [Written also {l[ae]vulinic}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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