propyl-aldehyde

propyl aldehyde

noun Chemistry.
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propionaldehyde

[proh-pee-on-al-duh-hahyd]
noun Chemistry.
a colorless, water-soluble liquid, C 3 H 6 O, having a pungent odor: used chiefly in the manufacture of plastics.
Also called propyl aldehyde.


Origin:
propion(ic) + aldehyde

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