Amylic
Amylic A*myl"ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, amyl; as, amylic ether. [1913 Webster]

{Amylic alcohol} (Chem.), same as {amyl alcohol}.

{Amylic fermentation} (Chem.), a process of fermentation in starch or sugar in which amyl alcohol is produced. --Gregory. [1913 Webster]


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  • amylic — /euh mil ik/, adj. of, pertaining to, or characterized by the amyl group. [1855 60; AMYL + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • amylic — adjective Pertaining to, or derived from, amyl …   Wiktionary

  • amylic — /euh mil ik/, adj. of, pertaining to, or characterized by the amyl group. [1855 60; AMYL + IC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amylic alcohol — Amylic A*myl ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, amyl; as, amylic ether. [1913 Webster] {Amylic alcohol} (Chem.), same as {amyl alcohol}. {Amylic fermentation} (Chem.), a process of fermentation in starch or sugar in which amyl alcohol …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amylic fermentation — Amylic A*myl ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, amyl; as, amylic ether. [1913 Webster] {Amylic alcohol} (Chem.), same as {amyl alcohol}. {Amylic fermentation} (Chem.), a process of fermentation in starch or sugar in which amyl alcohol …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amylic alcohol — Amyl alcohol Am yl al co*hol (Org. Chem.) Any of eight isomeric liquid alcohols ({C5H11.OH}), transparent, colorless liquids. It is the hydroxide of amyl. Also called {amylic alcohol}. The amyl alcohol obtained from {fusel oil} is mostly isoamyl… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alcoholism — • The term is understood to include all the changes that may occur in the human organism after the ingestion of any form of alcohol Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Alcoholism     Alcoholism …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • 1-pentanol — Amyl alcohol Am yl al co*hol (Org. Chem.) Any of eight isomeric liquid alcohols ({C5H11.OH}), transparent, colorless liquids. It is the hydroxide of amyl. Also called {amylic alcohol}. The amyl alcohol obtained from {fusel oil} is mostly isoamyl… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2-pentanol — Amyl alcohol Am yl al co*hol (Org. Chem.) Any of eight isomeric liquid alcohols ({C5H11.OH}), transparent, colorless liquids. It is the hydroxide of amyl. Also called {amylic alcohol}. The amyl alcohol obtained from {fusel oil} is mostly isoamyl… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amyl alcohol — Am yl al co*hol (Org. Chem.) Any of eight isomeric liquid alcohols ({C5H11.OH}), transparent, colorless liquids. It is the hydroxide of amyl. Also called {amylic alcohol}. The amyl alcohol obtained from {fusel oil} is mostly isoamyl alcohol (3… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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