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Definition of the noun alkylbenzene

What does alkylbenzene mean as a name of something?


  1. organic compound that has an alkyl group bound to a benzene ring
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic term: organic compound = any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
    • more specific words: methylbenzene / toluene = a colorless flammable liquid obtained from petroleum or coal tar

Alternative definition of the noun alkylbenzene


  1. [organic chemistry] Any hydrocarbon formally derived from benzene by replacing one or more hydrogen atoms with alkyl groups

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Google previewAnionic Surfactants (1995)

Organic Chemistry by Helmut W. Stache

The isolated alkylbenzene is a mixture of secondary alkylbenzenes. Under normal alkylation conditions primary alkylbenzenes are not formed. The alkylation is carried out in a cascade consisting of three reactors (R1-R3) in the presence of ...

Google previewChemical Composition of Everyday Products (2005)

by John Toedt, Darrell Koza, Kathleen Van Cleef-Toedt

Alkylbenzene is a product of the petroleum industry and is made by the condensation of an a-olefin with benzene. By treating this insoluble material through a process called sulfonation (adding an excess of sulfuric acid), it is converted to the ...

Google previewChemical Tradename Dictionary (1997)

by Michael Ash, Irene Ash

Alkylbenzene sulfonate; detergent Nissan New Royal P. [ Nippon Oils & Fats] Nonionic/cationic blend; dry- cleaning soap for perchlorethy lene type solvent. Nissan Nonion. [Nippon Oils & Fats] Ethoxylated ethers or esters; ...

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

ALKYLBENZENE alkylaryl polyethyleneglycol ether. Use: In surface-active agents. See isooctylphenoxypolyoxyethylene ethanol for a typical example of this class of compound. alkylaryl sulfonate. An organic sulfonate of combined aliphatic ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Supramolecular Chemistry (2004)

by J. L. Atwood, Jonathan W. Steed

,, S OW LAS (Linear Alkylbenzene Sulfonate) Cationic. Head Group Tail Group Hydrophilic or Lipophobic Lipophilic or Hydrophobic Zwitterionic surfactants have positive and negative charges on the head group.

Google previewThe Water Dictionary (2010)

A Comprehensive Reference of Water Terminology by Nancy E. McTigue, James M. Symons

See also alkylbenzene sulfonate. linear differential transformer A device designed to produce an electric output proportional to the displacement of a movable core within the primary coil. linear feet See in the Units of Measure section. linearity ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

The product is an alkylbenzene ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry

Eg bromomethane CH3Br alkylbenzene A compound containing an alkyl group bonded to a benzene ring. alkyloamides A common family of ingredients, including Cocamide DEA, MEA, MIPA or PEG, used in shampoos, bubble baths and ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Environmental Microbiology (2003)

by Linda D. Stetzenbach, Marylynn V. Yates

LAS linear alkylbenzene sulfonate. latent infection an infection that is asymptomatic, but may become symptomatic under the proper conditions. 93 Legionnaires' disease latent virus a virus whose genome is. microscopy. oxidation a chemical ...

Google previewThe Sterling Dictionary Of Chemistry (1999)

by Anand Dhingra

ALKYLBENZENE : An aromatic hydrocarbon containing one of more alkyl groups substituted in place of H atoms in the benzene ring. Examples are toluene or methylbenzene (C6H5CH3) and xylenes. These compounds are obtained by ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

alkylbenzene sulfonate Organic Chemistry, a branched-chain sulfonate , ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Chemistry (1987)

by D. Brynn Hibbert, A.M. James

It is often specifically applied to detergents and pesticides; branched-chain alkylbenzene sulphonates are more resistant to decomposition than are the straightchain compounds, the alcohol sulphate and non-ionic detergents are ...

Google previewDorland's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (2015)

by Dorland

adaptive behavior scale; admitting blood sugar; adult bovine serum; aging brain syndrome; alkylbenzene sulfonate; aloin, belladonna, strychnine; American Board of Surgery; amniotic band sequence; amniotic band syndrome; anti- Bserum; ...

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Alkylbenzene Meaning

Video shows what alkylbenzene means. Any hydrocarbon formally derived from benzene by replacing one or more hydrogen atoms with alkyl groups.

Scrabble value of A1L1K5Y4L1B3E1N1Z10E1N1E1

The value of this 12-letter word is 30 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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