decanoic acid
Capric Cap"ric, a. [L. caper goat.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to capric acid or its derivatives. [1913 Webster]

{Capric acid} (also called {decanoic acid}), {C9H19.CO.OH}, {Caprylic acid} (also called {octanoic acid}), {C7H15.CO2.H}, and {Caproic acid} (also called {hexanoic acid}), {C5H11.CO2.H}, are fatty acids occurring in small quantities in butter, cocoanut oil, etc., united with glycerin; they are colorless oils, or white crystalline solids, of an unpleasant odor like that of goats or sweat. [1913 Webster] ||


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Decanoic acid — Decanoic acid …   Wikipedia

  • decanoic acid — dekano rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė H(CH₂)₉COOH atitikmenys: angl. capric acid; decanoic acid rus. декановая кислота; каприновая кислота …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • decanoic acid — noun a fatty acid found in animal oils and fats; has an unpleasant smell resembling goats • Syn: ↑capric acid • Hypernyms: ↑saturated fatty acid * * * |dekə|nōik noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary decane + oic …   Useful english dictionary

  • decanoic acid — dec·a·no·ic acid .dek ə .nō ik n CAPRIC ACID * * * dec·a·no·ic ac·id (dek″ə noґik) capric acid …   Medical dictionary

  • decanoic acid — /dek euh noh ik, dek /, Chem. See capric acid. [DECANE + O + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • decanoic acid — noun capric acid …   Wiktionary

  • n-decanoic acid — SYN: n capric acid …   Medical dictionary

  • decanoic — adjective Of or pertaining to decanoic acid or its derivatives; capric …   Wiktionary

  • capric acid — noun a fatty acid found in animal oils and fats; has an unpleasant smell resembling goats • Syn: ↑decanoic acid • Hypernyms: ↑saturated fatty acid * * * noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary capri + ic; from …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carboxylic acid — Structure of a carboxylic acid Carboxylate ion …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”