Adipic

A*dip"ic\, a. [L. adeps, adipis, fat.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, fatty or oily substances; -- applied to certain acids obtained from fats by the action of nitric acid.
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Ka oil is then used as a raw material for adipic acid and caprolactam.
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