from The Century Dictionary.
- Noting an acid, a colorless compound of the acetylene series, , prepared by the action of alcoholic potassium hydroxid on bromoleic acid. It crystallizes in long prisms and melts at 48° C.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid of the acetylene series, isologous with stearic acid, and obtained, as a white crystalline substance, from oleïc acid.
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- noun chemistry An
acidof the acetylene series, isologouswith stearic acidand obtained from oleic acid.
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From stearic and oleic.
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