from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An acid of the acetylene series, isologous with stearic acid and obtained from oleic acid.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid of the acetylene series, isologous with stearic acid, and obtained, as a white crystalline substance, from oleïc acid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Noting an acid, a colorless compound of the acetylene series, , prepared by the action of alcoholic potassium hydroxid on bromoleic acid. It crystallizes in long prisms and melts at 48° C.
From stearic and oleic. (Wiktionary)