propanoic acid

n. Chem. = PROPIONIC ACID.
Etymology: PROPANE + -IC

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noun
a liquid fatty acid found in milk and sweat and in fuel distillates
Syn: ↑propionic acid
Hypernyms: ↑carboxylic acid
Substance Holonyms:

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\\|prōpə|nōik-\ noun
Etymology: propanoic International Scientific Vocabulary propane + -oic

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/proh"peuh noh"ik, proh'-/, Chem.
[PROPANE + -O- + -IC]

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propanōˈic acid same as ↑propionic acid
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Main Entry:propane

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  • propanoic acid — SYN: propionic acid. * * * pro·pa·no·ic acid .prō pə .nō ik n PROPIONIC ACID * * * pro·pa·no·ic ac·id (pro″pə noґik) systematic name for propionic acid …   Medical dictionary

  • propanoic acid — noun a) A colourless liquid with a sharp unpleasant odour; produced by the bacterial breakdown of fatty acids and therefore found in sweat and some cheese. b) The short chain …   Wiktionary

  • propanoic acid — /proh peuh noh ik, proh /, Chem. See propionic acid. [PROPANE + O + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • propanoic acid — [ˌprəʊpə nəʊɪk] noun Chemistry another term for propionic acid. Derivatives propanoate prə panəʊeɪt noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • propanoic acid — /ˌproʊpənoʊɪk ˈæsəd/ (say .prohpuhnohik asuhd) noun → propionic acid …   Australian English dictionary

  • propanoic — adjective Of or pertaining to propanoic acid or its derivatives; propionic …   Wiktionary

  • propanoic — adj. pertaining to propanoic acid (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Propanoic anhydride — Chembox new Name = Propanoic anhydride ImageFile = Propanoic anhydride.png ImageName = IUPACName = Propanoyl propanoate OtherNames = Propionic anhydride Section1 = Chembox Identifiers SMILES = CASNo = 123 62 6 RTECS = UF9100000 Section2 = Chembox …   Wikipedia

  • carboxylic acid — Chem. any organic acid containing one or more carboxyl groups. [1900 05; CARBOXYL + IC] * * * Any organic compound with the general chemical formula ―COOH in which a carbon (C) atom is bonded to an oxygen (O) atom by a double bond to make a… …   Universalium

  • Propionic acid — Chembox new Name = Propionic acid ImageFileL1 = Propionic acid chemical structure.png ImageSizeL1 = 140px ImageNameL1 = Skeletal structure ImageFileR1 = Propionic acid flat structure.png ImageNameR1 = Flat structure ImageSizeR1 = 150px ImageFile2 …   Wikipedia

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