decyl-alcohol

decyl alcohol

noun Chemistry.
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decanol

[dek-uh-nawl, -nol]
noun Chemistry.
a colorless liquid, C 10 H 22 O, insoluble in water and soluble in alcohol: used as a plasticizer, detergent, and in perfumes and flavorings.
Also called decatyl alcohol, decyl alcohol.


Origin:
decane + -ol

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