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Definition of the adjective Abietic

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  1. Of, pertaining to, or derived from fir trees
  2. [organic chemistry] Of or pertaining to abietic acid or its derivatives

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Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients (2010)

Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter

ABIETIC ACID • Abietinol. Abietol. Sylvic acid. Chiefly a texturizer in the making of soaps. A widely available natural acid, water-insoluble, prepared from pine rosin, usually yellow and composed of either glassy or crystalline particles.

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Household, Yard and Office Chemicals (2007)

Complete Information About Harmful and Desirable Chemicals Found in Everyday Home Products, Yard Poisons, and Office Polluters by Ruth Winter

DICTIONARY AAA ABIETIC ACID ° Sylvic Acid. A widely available natural acid, water-insoluble, prepared from pine resin, usually yellow, and comprised of either glassy or crystalline particles. It is used in making resins, adhesives, typewriting ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Substances and their Effects (DOSE) (2007)

A-B by S D Gangolli

The active components of the hexane extract were identified as a mixture of diterpene resin acids, including abietic acid (6). Metabolism and toxicokinetics Abietic acid is metabolised in the rabbit to primary, secondary, and tertiary alcohols, ...

Google previewThe Condensed Chemical Dictionary (1920)

A Reference Volume for All Requiring Quick Access to a Large Amount of Essential Data Regarding Chemicals, and Other Substances Used in Manufacturing and Laboratory Work by Francis Mills Turner

Abietic Acid. See Acid abietic. Abietinic Acid. See Acid abietic.

Google previewEncyclopedia and Handbook of Materials, Parts and Finishes, Third Edition (2016)

by Mel Schwartz

Rosin contains seven acids with very similar characteristics but consists chiefly of abietic acid. Normally, when gum rosin is heated, the natural pimaric acid isomerizes to form abietic acid; but in the production of turpentine and rosin from pine ...

Google previewLeung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients (2011)

Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed

abietic ...

Google previewWatts' Dictionary of Chemistry (1912)

by Henry Watts, Henry Forster Morley, Matthew Moncrieff Pattison Muir

Formed also by distil ing abietic acid with zincdust (Giamician, B. 11, 270). By oxidation with CrO, ...

Google previewDictionary of Contact Allergens (2007)

by Jean-Pierre Lepoittevin, Christophe J. Coz

Abietic acid is probably the major allergen of colophony, along with dehydroabietic acid, by way of oxidation products. Its detection in a material indicates that allergenic components of colophony are present. Suggested Reading Bergh M, ...

Google previewPolymer Science Dictionary (2017)

by Mark Alger

abietic acid Mp 170–172 °C. The major, about 90%, component of commercial rosin, whose structure is related to phenanthrene. The pine oleoresin from which rosin is produced by distillation ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3I1E1T1I1C3

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