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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See propionic acid.

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  • n. A colourless liquid with a sharp unpleasant odour; produced by the bacterial breakdown of fatty acids and therefore found in sweat and some cheese.
  • n. The short chain aliphatic carboxylic acid, CH3CH2COOH, used as a preservative, and in the manufacture of many chemical compounds.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a liquid fatty acid found in milk and sweat and in fuel distillates


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