captan
noun Etymology: short for mercaptan Date: 1952 a fungicide C9H8Cl3NO2S used on agricultural crops

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  • captan — [kap′tan΄, kap′tən] n. a white powder, C9H8Cl3NO2S, used as a fungicide on fruits, flowers, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Captan — Chembox new Name = Captan ImageFile = Captan.png ImageName = Captan IUPACName = 3a,4,7,7a tetrahydro 2 [(trichloromethyl)thio] 1H isoindole 1,3(2H) dione Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 133 06 2 SMILES = SMILES|S=ClC(Cl)(Cl) SN2 [C@@] (… …   Wikipedia

  • captan — /kap tan, teuhn/, n. a powder, C9H8Cl3NO2S, of white to cream color, used as a fungicide on vegetables, fruits, and flowers. [1950 55; shortening of MERCAPTAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • captan — noun a) A particular phthalimide fungicide. b) ethyl mercaptan …   Wiktionary

  • captan — cap·tan …   English syllables

  • captan — cap•tan [[t]ˈkæp tæn, tən[/t]] n. pes a white powder, C9H8Cl3NO2used as a fungicide on crops • Etymology: 1950–55; shortening of mercaptan …   From formal English to slang

  • captan — ˈkapˌtan noun ( s) Etymology: perhaps short for mercaptan : a fungicide C9H8Cl3NO2S that is used on agricultural crops and as a bacteriostat in soaps …   Useful english dictionary

  • çaptan düşmek — çalışma gücü, verimi azalmış veya tükenmiş olmak …   Çağatay Osmanlı Sözlük

  • Monie Ralph Captan — (* 28. Mai 1962 in Monrovia) ist ein liberianischer Politiker, Hochschullehrer und Herausgeber einer Zeitung. Er war von 1996 bis 2003 Außenminister in der Regierung Charles Taylor.[1] Leben Der in Monrovia gebürtige Liberianer Monie R. Captan… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Monie Captan — Monie Ralph Captan (born May 28, 1962) was the foreign minister of Liberia from 1996 until 2003, former of Presidential Affairs 1996. During most of that time he served under President Charles Taylor. Captan s mother was a native of Liberia and… …   Wikipedia

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