decoic


decoic
de·co·ic

English syllables. 2014.

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  • decoic acid — /di koh ik/, Chem. See capric acid. [DEC(ANE) + O + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • decoic acid — də̇ˈkōik, (ˈ)dē| noun Etymology: decane + oic : any of the monocarboxylic acids C9H19COOH (as capric acid) derived from the decanes * * * /di koh ik/, Chem. See capric acid. [DEC(ANE) + O + IC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • capric acid — /kap rik/ a white crystalline organic acid with an unpleasant odor, C10H20O2, found as a glyceride in goat fat: the esters are used in perfumes and flavors. Also called decanoic acid, decoic acid, decylic acid. [1830 40; < L capr , s. of caper… …   Universalium

  • capric acid — noun a fatty acid found in animal oils and fats; has an unpleasant smell resembling goats • Syn: ↑decanoic acid • Hypernyms: ↑saturated fatty acid * * * noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary capri + ic; from …   Useful english dictionary

  • decylic acid — də̇ˈsilik , (ˈ)dē| noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary decyl + ic : decoic acid * * * /di sil ik/, Chem. See capric acid. [DECYL + IC] …   Useful english dictionary


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