Definitions

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

  • n. A colorless crystalline dibasic acid, HOOC(CH2)6COOH, used in the manufacture of plastics.

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  • n. an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid, (CH2)6(COOH)2, obtained from cork; used in the manufacture of plastics

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  • n. a dicarboxylic acid found in cork

Etymologies

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

French subérique, from Latin sūber, cork.

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