Adipic
Adipic A*dip"ic ([.a]*d[i^]p"[i^]k), a. [L. adeps, adipis, fat.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, fatty or oily substances; -- applied to certain acids obtained from fats by the action of nitric acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • adipic — ADÍPIC, Ă, adipici, ce, adj. (În sintagma) Acid adipic = acid bibazic saturat, folosit ca materie primă pentru fabricarea unor fibre sintetice poliamidice. – Din fr. adipique. Trimis de ana zecheru, 12.08.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  adípic adj. m., pl …   Dicționar Român

  • adipic — /ə dipˈik/ adjective Of fat, only in adipic acid C6H10O4, an acid obtained by treating fat with nitric acid (also butanedicarboxylic acid) ORIGIN: L adeps, adipis soft fat • • • adiponecˈtin noun A hormone secreted by fat tissue adipose /adˈi… …   Useful english dictionary

  • adipic — adjective a) Pertaining to, or derived from, fatty or oily substances; applied to certain acids obtained from fats by the action of nitric acid. b) Of, or derived from adipic acid. See Also: adipose, adiposeness, adiposis, adiposity …   Wiktionary

  • adipic — adip·ic (ə dipґik) [L. adeps fat] fatty …   Medical dictionary

  • adípic — a|dí|pic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • adípic — adj. m., pl. adípici; f. sg. adípicã, pl. adípice …   Romanian orthography

  • adipic — adj. of or pertaining to fatty substances …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adipic — adip·ic …   English syllables

  • adipic —   a. Chemistry, pertaining to fatty or greasy substance …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • adipic acid — an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid ({HO.CO.(CH2)4.CO.OH}), containing six carbon atoms in a linear chain. It is found in beet juice. It is used in the manufacture of synthetic plastics such as Nylon, as well as other products. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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