sebacic acid

sebacic acid

noun Chemistry.
a crystalline, slightly water-soluble, dibasic acid, C 1 0 H 1 8 O 4 , usually obtained from castor oil: used chiefly in the manufacture of plasticizers and resins.

Origin:
1780–90

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sebacic acid (sɪˈbæsɪk, -ˈbeɪ-)
 
n
another name for decanedioic acid

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