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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting a colorless crystalline compound, CH3(CH2)11COOH, of the acetic-acid series, prepared by the oxidation of methyl tridecyl ketone. It melts at 40.5° C, and boils at 236° C. under 100 millimeters pressure.

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