from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A flammable liquid, C3H6O, with a suffocating odor, used in the manufacture of plastics and rubber chemicals, and as a preservative and disinfectant.
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- noun organic chemistry The
aliphatic aldehydeCH3-CH2-CHO; it is used in the manufacture of plasticsetc.
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- noun a colorless liquid aldehyde
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[propion(ic acid) + aldehyde.]
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