Styrone
Styrone Sty"rone, n. (Chem.) A white crystalline substance having a sweet taste and a hyacinthlike odor, obtained by the decomposition of styracin; -- properly called {cinnamic alcohol} or {styryl alcohol}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • styrone — C9H10O; obtained from storax by distillation with potassium hydroxide; used as a deodorant in 12% glycerin solution, and as a decolorizing agent in histology. SYN: cinnamic alcohol …   Medical dictionary

  • styrone — (sti ro n ) s. f. Terme de chimie. Corps cristallisable qu on retire de la styracine en la traitant par une lessive de potasse étendue …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • styrone — …   Useful english dictionary

  • cinnamic alcohol — Styrone Sty rone, n. (Chem.) A white crystalline substance having a sweet taste and a hyacinthlike odor, obtained by the decomposition of styracin; properly called {cinnamic alcohol} or {styryl alcohol}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • styryl alcohol — Styrone Sty rone, n. (Chem.) A white crystalline substance having a sweet taste and a hyacinthlike odor, obtained by the decomposition of styracin; properly called {cinnamic alcohol} or {styryl alcohol}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -one — ⇒ ONE, suff. Suff. tiré à l orig. de la terminaison adaptée de certains termes gr. et servant à former des subst. (gén. en chim., biochim., biol.). A. CHIM. [Sert à former des termes désignant ,,des cétones, sur une base désignant le plus souvent …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • styryl — ˈstīrə̇l, ˈstir noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary styr (from Latin styrax) + yl : a univalent radical C6H5CH . CH− derived from styrene by removal of one of the hydrogen atoms attached to the omega carbon atom * …   Useful english dictionary

  • cinnamic alcohol — SYN: styrone …   Medical dictionary

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