piperonyl butoxide
noun Etymology: piperonal + -yl + butyl + oxide Date: 1945 an insecticide C19H30O5; especially an oily liquid containing this compound that is used chiefly as a synergist (as for pyrethrin insecticides)

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  • Piperonyl butoxide — Chembox new Name = Piperonyl butoxide ImageFile = Piperonyl butoxide.png ImageSize = 200px ImageName = Piperonyl butoxide IUPACName = 5 [2 (2 butoxyethoxy)ethoxymethyl] 6 propyl 1,3 benzodioxole Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 51 03 6… …   Wikipedia

  • piperonyl butoxide — noun : an insecticide C19H30O5 derived from piperonyl alcohol and the butyl ether of diethylene glycol; also : an oily liquid containing this compound and related compounds used chiefly as a synergist (as for pyrethrum insecticides) * * * /pi per …   Useful english dictionary

  • piperonyl butoxide — /pi per euh nl, puy , pip euhr euh nil/, Chem. a light brown liquid, C19H30O5, used chiefly as a synergist in certain insecticides. [1940 45; PIPERON(AL) + YL; but (from BUTYRIC) + OXIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • piperonyl butoxide — noun A pesticide synergist which increases the potency of other ingredients in the mix …   Wiktionary

  • piperonyl butoxide — pi·per·o·nyl bu·tox·ide pī per ə .nil byu̇ täk .sīd, ən əl n an insecticide C19H30O5 that has the capacity to alter the pharmacological action of some drugs also an oily liquid containing this compound that is used chiefly as a synergist (as for… …   Medical dictionary

  • butoxide — see PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE …   Medical dictionary

  • Butóxido de piperonilo — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Butóxido de piperonilo …   Wikipedia Español

  • PPB — agricult. abbr. Pyrethrins Piperonyl Butoxide gen. abbr. Parts Per Billion milling abbr. Pyrethrins Piperonyl Butoxide abbr. Push Pull Before (recording) (DVD) Syn: PPb acronym Parts Per Billion …   United dictionary of abbreviations and acronyms

  • Synergy — For other uses, see Synergy (disambiguation). Synergy may be defined as two or more things functioning together to produce a result not independently obtainable. The term synergy comes from the Greek word syn ergos, συνεργός, meaning working… …   Wikipedia

  • Pyrethrum — refers to several Old World plants of the genus Chrysanthemum (e.g., C. coccineum ) which are cultivated as ornamentals for their showy flower heads. It is also the name of a natural insecticide made from the dried flower heads of C.… …   Wikipedia

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