pentaerythritol

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pentaerythritol

[pen-tuh-i-rith-ri-tawl, -tol]
noun Chemistry.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, C 5 H 1 2 O 4 , used chiefly in the manufacture of alkyd resins, varnishes, plasticizers, and explosives.

Origin:
1890–95; penta- + erythritol

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Application of isothermal calorimetry and uv spectroscopy for stability monitoring of pentaerythritol tetranitrate.
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