Cerotene
Cerotene Cer"o*tene, n. [L. cerotum a pomade. See {Cerate}.] (Chem.) A white waxy solid obtained from Chinese wax, and by the distillation of cerotin. [1913 Webster]

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  • C27H55OH — Cerotin Cer o*tin, n. [See {Cerotene}.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance, {C27H55.OH}, obtained from Chinese wax, and regarded as an alcohol of the paraffin series; called also {cerotic alcohol}, {ceryl alcohol}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cerotic — Ce*rot ic, a. [See {Cerotene}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, beeswax or Chinese wax; as, cerotic acid or alcohol. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cerotic alcohol — Cerotin Cer o*tin, n. [See {Cerotene}.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance, {C27H55.OH}, obtained from Chinese wax, and regarded as an alcohol of the paraffin series; called also {cerotic alcohol}, {ceryl alcohol}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cerotin — Cer o*tin, n. [See {Cerotene}.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance, {C27H55.OH}, obtained from Chinese wax, and regarded as an alcohol of the paraffin series; called also {cerotic alcohol}, {ceryl alcohol}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ceryl alcohol — Cerotin Cer o*tin, n. [See {Cerotene}.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance, {C27H55.OH}, obtained from Chinese wax, and regarded as an alcohol of the paraffin series; called also {cerotic alcohol}, {ceryl alcohol}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cér- — ⇒CÉR(É) , CÉR(I) , CÉR(O) , (CÉR , CÉRÉ , CÉRI , CÉRO ), préf. Élément préf. tiré du gr. ou du lat. cera « cire » et servant à former des mots savants. I. Substantifs A. [La voyelle de liaison est o (mots formés à partir du gr. )]. 1. BOTANIQUE  …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • céri- — ⇒CÉR(É) , CÉR(I) , CÉR(O) , (CÉR , CÉRÉ , CÉRI , CÉRO ), préf. Élément préf. tiré du gr. ou du lat. cera « cire » et servant à former des mots savants. I. Substantifs A. [La voyelle de liaison est o (mots formés à partir du gr. )]. 1. BOTANIQUE  …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • céré- — ⇒CÉR(É) , CÉR(I) , CÉR(O) , (CÉR , CÉRÉ , CÉRI , CÉRO ), préf. Élément préf. tiré du gr. ou du lat. cera « cire » et servant à former des mots savants. I. Substantifs A. [La voyelle de liaison est o (mots formés à partir du gr. )]. 1. BOTANIQUE  …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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