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Definition of the noun acetaldol

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noun - plural: -

  1. unsaturated aldol
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic words: aldehyde-alcohol / aldol = an oily colorless liquid obtained by the condensation of two molecules of acetaldehyde

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Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (2008)

by John Daintith

acetaldol. See ALDOL REACTION. acetals. Organic compoundsformed by addition of alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules. If one molecule of aldehyde (RCHO) reacts with one molecule of alcohol (R 1 OH)a hemiacetal is ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

acetaldol. See ALDOL REACTION. acetals. Organic compounds formed by addition of alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules. If one molecule of aldehyde (RCHO) reacts with one molecule of alcohol (R′OH) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1978)

Volume 5 - Blowers to Calcination by John J. McKetta Jr

Acetaldehyde is converted to acetaldol in the aldol reactor at 5 to 25'C, atmospheric pressure, and in the presence of small amounts of dilute alkali. Acetaldehyde conversion per pass is about 50 to 60%. The reaction mixture is neutralized, ...

Google previewSzycher's Dictionary of Biomaterials and Medical Devices (1992)

by Michael Szycher

Aldol (acetaldol; beta-hydroxybutyraldehyde). A clear to yellow syrupy liquid, used in the synthesis of accelerators, drugs, and synthetic polymers. Aldol Condensation A reaction between two aldehyde or two ketone molecules in which the ...

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Chemistry (2007)

by John O. E. Clark, William Hemsley

acetaldol Alternative name for aldol. acetamide CH3CONH2 Colorless deliquescent crystalline organic compound, with a "mousy" odor. Alternative name: ethanamide. acetate 1. Salt of acetic acid ...

Google previewDictionary of Biomedical Science (2002)

by Peter J. Gosling

acetaldol (chemistry) An alternative term for ALDOL. acetamide (chemistry) CH3CONH, Colourless (USA: colorless) DELIQUESCENT CRYSTALLINE ORGANIC COMPOUND, with a 'mousy" odour ...

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

(acetaldol; β-hydroxybutyraldehyde). CH3CH2OCH2CHO. Properties: Water- white to pale yellow, syrupy liquid. Decomposes into crotonaldehyde and water on distillation under atmospheric pressure. Miscible with water, alcohol, ether, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Physical Sciences (1976)

by John Daintith

See acetaldol. aldose. A *sugar that is an aldehyde in its straight-chain form. Alfvén waves. Magnetohydrodynamic waves propagated through a plasma under certain conditions. Alfvén waves travel in the direction of the magnetic field, and the ...

Google previewDictionary of Parasitology (2005)

by Peter J. Gosling

Also termed: acetaldol; beta-hydroxy-butyraldehyde. aldol reaction (chemistry) Condensation reaction between two aldehyde or two ketone molecules that produces a molecule containing an aldehyde (-CHO) group and an alcohol (-OH) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Applied Chemistry (1921)

by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe

the production of ace- t a Idol by means of a solution of alkali or alkaline carbonate, borate, phosphate, or cyanide ; the acetaldol so produced may be extracted with ether ; or the solution may be reduced by aluminium amalgam ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3E1T1A1L1D2O1L1

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