Acrolein A*cro"le*in, n. [L. acer sharp + ol[=e]re to smell.] (Chem.) A limpid, colorless, highly volatile liquid, obtained by the dehydration of glycerin, or the destructive distillation of neutral fats containing glycerin. Its vapors are intensely irritating. --Watts. [1913 Webster]

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  • Acrolein — (Chem.), C6H4O2, bildet den scharfen reizenden Dampf, der sich bei der Einwirkung der Wärme auf die Fette u. die fetten Öle bildet; es entsteht aus dem Glycerin einfach durch Wasserentziehung mittelst wasserfreier Phosphorsäure u. ähnlichen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • acrolein — [ə krō′lē in] n. [ ACR(ID) + L olere, to smell + IN1] a yellowish or colorless, acrid liquid, CH2:CHCHO, whose fumes irritate the eyes: it is formed by the decomposition of glycerol and is used in organic synthesis and in plastics, poison gas,… …   English World dictionary

  • Acrolein — Chembox new Name = Acrolein ImageFileL1 = Acrolein 2D skeletal plus H.png ImageSizeL1 = 100px ImageFileR1 = Acrolein 3D balls.png ImageSizeR1 = 120px ImageFile2 = Acrolein 3D vdW.png ImageSize2 = 120px ImageName = Acrolein IUPACName =… …   Wikipedia

  • Acrolein — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Acrolein Andere Namen Propena …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • acrolein — akrilaldehidas statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₂=CHCHO atitikmenys: angl. acrylaldehyde; acrolein rus. акриловый альдегид; акролеин ryšiai: sinonimas – akroleinas sinonimas – propenalis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • acrolein — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary acr (from Latin acr , acer) + Latin olēre to smell more at odor Date: circa 1857 a colorless irritant pungent liquid aldehyde C3H4O used chiefly in organic synthesis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • acrolein — /euh kroh lee in/, n. Chem. a yellow, flammable liquid, C3H4O, having a stifling odor, usually obtained by the decomposition of glycerol: used chiefly in the synthesis of commercial and pharmaceutical products. Also called acraldehyde,… …   Universalium

  • acrolein — noun A pungent, acrid, poisonous liquid aldehyde, CH=CH CH=O, made by the destructive distillation of glycerol. Syn: acrylaldehyde, propenal …   Wiktionary

  • acrolein — acro·le·in ə krō lē ən n a toxic colorless liquid aldehyde C3H4O with acrid odor and irritating vapors that polymerizes readily into resins and is used chiefly in organic synthesis (as of methionine) called also acrylaldehyde * * * acro·le·in (ak …   Medical dictionary

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