Definitions

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  • n. An alkyl aldehyde with a strong fruity or floral odour, used in flavouring and perfumery.

Etymologies

From nonane +‎ -al (“aldehyde”). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Of the four ingredients that dominated the human odors, the team found one, called nonanal, that for unknown reasons was also present at high levels in the bird samples.

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  • The source, a substance called nonanal, emits a fruity or floral odor and also is made commercially, used in manufacturing perfumes and flavors.

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  • Borage Borage is a medium-sized Mediterranean native, Borago officinalis, with bright blue flowers and large, fuzzy leaves that have the distinct flavor of cucumber, thanks to enzymes that convert its fatty acids into the same nine-carbon chain nonanal produced by cucumber enzymes.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • After an hour, the tip of the syringe was injected into a special machine to see if the syringe contained nonanal and, if so, how much his body had produced.

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  • And the researchers found it -- nonanal, a substance made by humans and birds that creates a powerful scent that Culex mosquitoes find irresistible.

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  • Somewhat anal ping. nonanal, a substance made by humans and birds that creates a powerful scent that Culex mosquitoes find irresistible.

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  • After an hour, the tip of the syringe was injected into a special machine to see if it contained nonanal and, if so, how much his body had produced.

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  • Desset and Cole-Hamilton demonstrated the capabilities of rhodium switchphos by carrying out the hydroformylation of octene in toluene to make nonanal and 2-methyloctanal and by separately carrying out the hydroformylation of allyl alcohol in water to make

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  • Finally, the duo tested whether mosquitoes are actually drawn to nonanal.

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  • Coupled with certain design improvements, nonanal might make mosquito traps so efficient that they can become a new weapon in the fight against mosquitoes.

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