algin
noun Etymology: alga + 1-in Date: 1883 any of various colloidal substances (as an alginate or alginic acid) derived from marine brown algae and used especially as emulsifiers or thickeners

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  • Algin — Al gin, n. (Chem.) A nitrogenous substance resembling gelatin, obtained from certain alg[ae]. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Algin — Algin, Weberschlichte aus Laminaria, s. Klebemittel …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Algin — Algīn, Alginsäure, Tangsäure, eiweißartiges Nebenprodukt bei der Jodgewinnung aus Meeresalgen; Appreturmittel für Gewebe …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • algin — [al′jin] n. [< ALG(AE) + IN1] 1. ALGINIC ACID 2. a colloidal polysaccharide derived from alginic acid and used as a stabilizer and emulsifier, esp. in ice cream …   English World dictionary

  • Algin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Alginsäure Andere Namen Algin E 400 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • algin — /al jin/, n. Chem. any hydrophilic, colloidal substance found in or obtained from various kelps, as alginic acid or one of its soluble salts. [1880 85; ALG(AE) + IN2] * * * …   Universalium

  • algin — noun Any of various gelatinous gums, derivatives of alginic acid, derived from algae …   Wiktionary

  • algin — A carbohydrate product from a seaweed, Macrocystis pyrifera; used as a gel in pharmaceutical preparations. SYN: sodium alginate. * * * al·gin al jən n any of various colloidal substances derived from marine brown algae and esp. giant kelp: as a)… …   Medical dictionary

  • Algin — Alginsäure * * * Al|gin [lat. alga = Seegras, Tang], das; s: aus ↑ Alginaten bestehendes Zellwandmaterial der Braunalgen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • algın — sf., hlk. 1) Cılız, zayıf, hastalıklı 2) Birine gönül vermiş, tutkun, vurgun …   Çağatay Osmanlı Sözlük

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