Eupione
Eupione Eu"pi*one, n. [Gr. ? very fat; e'y^ well + ? fat.] (Chem.) A limpid, oily liquid obtained by the destructive distillation of various vegetable and animal substances; -- specifically, an oil consisting largely of the higher hydrocarbons of the paraffin series. [Written also {eupion}.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Eupione — Eupione, or eupion, is a hydrocarbon of the paraffin series, probably a pentane, C5H12, discovered by Carl Reichenbach in wood tar. It is also formed in the destructive distillation of many substances, as wood, coal, caoutchouc, bones, resin and… …   Wikipedia

  • eupione — (eu pi o n ) s. f. Terme de chimie. Substance découverte dans les goudrons provenant de la distillation de la houille et des matières animales. ÉTYMOLOGIE    En grec, bien et gras …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • eupione — …   Useful english dictionary

  • eupion — Eupione Eu pi*one, n. [Gr. ? very fat; e y^ well + ? fat.] (Chem.) A limpid, oily liquid obtained by the destructive distillation of various vegetable and animal substances; specifically, an oil consisting largely of the higher hydrocarbons of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carl Reichenbach — Carl Ludwig von Reichenbach Born Karl Ludwig Freiherr von Reichenbach February 12, 1788(1788 02 12) Stuttgart, Germany …   Wikipedia

  • ACÉTONE — Liquide volatil incolore, d’une odeur piquante, miscible avec l’eau, l’alcool, l’éther, le chloroforme et le benzène, l’acétone, ou diméthylcétone, ou propan 2 one, a pour formule Ses caractéristiques sont les suivantes: Masse moléculaire: 58,08… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

Share the article and excerpts

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