Elaeoptene
Elaeoptene E`l[ae]*op"tene, n. [Gr. ? olive oil, oil + ? winged, fleeting.] (Chem.) The more liquid or volatile portion of certain oily substance, as distinguished from stearoptene, the more solid parts. [Written also {elaoptene}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • elaeoptene — [el΄ē äp′tēn΄] n. ELEOPTENE …   English World dictionary

  • elaeoptene — /el ee op teen/, n. Chem. eleoptene. * * * …   Universalium

  • élaeoptène — (é lè o ptè n ) s. m. Terme de chimie. Partie des huiles volatiles qui reste liquide au dessous de la température ordinaire. ÉTYMOLOGIE    En grec, huile et qui vole …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • elaeoptene — variant of eleoptene * * * /el ee op teen/, n. Chem. eleoptene …   Useful english dictionary

  • elaoptene — Elaeoptene E l[ae]*op tene, n. [Gr. ? olive oil, oil + ? winged, fleeting.] (Chem.) The more liquid or volatile portion of certain oily substance, as distinguished from stearoptene, the more solid parts. [Written also {elaoptene}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eleoptene — /el ee op teen/, n. Chem. the liquid part of a volatile oil (opposed to stearoptene). Also, elaeoptene. [ < Gk élaio(n) oil + pten(ós) winged (akin to pétesthai to fly); see ENE] * * * …   Universalium

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