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Definition of the noun Eicosane

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  1. [chemistry] any of the 366,319 isomers of the aliphatic hydrocarbon having the chemical formula C20H42, but especially n-eicosane CH3(CH2)18CH3

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Google previewFundamentals of Organic Chemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Icosane: Icosane (also known by the name eicosane is an alkane with the chemical formula C 20 H 42 . It has 366,319 constitutional isomers. Icosane haslittle usein the petrochemical industry, asitshigh flash point makes itan inefficientfuel.

Google previewThe Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Fuels (2013)

by Harold H. Schobert

Normally eicosane is a waxy solid which would melt only on exceptionally hot days. However, by increasing the temperature to 150° eicosane becomes a liquid with a viscosity of 0.8 mPass, a value which is lower than that of water at room ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Chemoetymology (2006)

The Whys and Whences of Chemical Nomenclature and Terminology by Alexander Senning

eicosane C20H42,

eicosanoid derived from eicosane and -oid eigenfunction derived from eigen (German: proper) eigenvalue ...

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

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


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

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

but at the same time isdevoidof othercompounds (nerolidol, farnesol, selinene, nonadecane, eicosane, octadecane, dodecanoic acid, tetradecanoic acid, 1,2 benzenedicarboxylic ...

Google previewDictionary of Analytical Reagents (1993)

by A. Townshend, D.T. Burns, Ryszard Lobinski, E.J. Newman, G Guilbault, Z. Marczenko, H. Onishi

eicosane, T-fXJt 14 Bls(dilsoprop>llhicH.arhamovl| ...

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Eicosane Meaning

Video shows what eicosane means. any of the 366319 isomers of the aliphatic hydrocarbon having the chemical formula C20H42, but especially n-eicosane ...

Scrabble value of E1I1C3O1S1A1N1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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