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  • n. Any of very many isomeric univalent hydrocarbon radicals, C9H19, formally derived from nonane by the loss of a hydrogen atom.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The hydrocarbon radical, C9H19-, derived from nonane and forming many compounds. Used also adjectively.


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  • I am not concerned what effect the active ingredient, methyl nonyl ketone, might have on the produce.


  • By contrast, nonyl-phenoxy polyethoxy ethanol, the spermicide in a popular vaginal contraceptive cream, produced obvious irritation.

    7 Medicinals

  • The oil contains some 90 per cent. limonene, together with nonyl alcohol, d-linalol, d-terpineol, citral, citronellal, decyl aldehyde, and methyl anthranilate.

    The Handbook of Soap Manufacture

  • The principal constituents of the oil are limonene and citral, together with small quantities of pinene, phellandrene, octyl and nonyl aldehydes, citronellal, geraniol, geranyl acetate, and the stearopten, citraptene.

    The Handbook of Soap Manufacture

  • Alkylphenol ethoxylates (some common ones are: nonyl - and octylphenol ethoxylates, or non - and octoxynols)



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