from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Either of two isomeric terpene liquids, C10H16, used as solvents and in making resins.
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- n. Either of two isomeric bicyclic monoterpene hydrocarbons that are the principal components of pine resin
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The principal constituent of a large number of volatile oils, especially of those obtained from many varieties of pine.
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Softwoods emit terpenes, the most common of which is alpha pinene, which is what turpentine is made of.
Of these, limonene is commonly found in household cleaners; others include camphor and alpha-pinene.
For example, the ever-popular weeping fig (Ficus Benjamina) was better than many of its peers against octane and alpha-pinene.
For example, the ever-popular weeping fig Ficus Benjamina was better than many of its peers against octane and alpha-pinene.
The main aromatic components of the gum are two terpenes, pine-like pinene and woody myrcene.
The major aroma components in black pepper the terpenes pinene, sabinene, limonene, caryophyllene, linalool create an overall impression that is fresh, citrusy, woody, warm, and floral.
When immature, their aroma is dominated by the terpene pinene; when mature, they carry a mix of pine, green-fresh, and citrus notes.
“Noble” hop varieties are dominated by humulene, which is more delicate, and often contain pine and citrus notes from other terpenes pinene, limonene, citral.
The primary aromas in gin come from the terpene aromatics (p. 390) in the spices and herbs, especially notes of pine, citrus, flowers, and wood (pinene, limonene, linalool, myrcene).
With various co-workers, the first synthesis of b-collidine and of linalool, the partial synthesis of pinene, and a series of investigations in the monoterpene field were carried out.