What does acrolein mean?

Definitions for acrolein
əˈkroʊ li ɪnacrolein

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. propenal, acroleinnoun

    a pungent colorless unsaturated liquid aldehyde made from propene

Wiktionary

  1. acroleinnoun

    A pungent, acrid, poisonous liquid aldehyde, CH=CH-CH=O, made by the destructive distillation of glycerol.

Wikipedia

  1. Acrolein

    Acrolein (systematic name: propenal) is the simplest unsaturated aldehyde. It is a colorless liquid with a piercing, acrid smell. The smell of burnt fat (as when cooking oil is heated to its smoke point) is caused by glycerol in the burning fat breaking down into acrolein. It is produced industrially from propene and mainly used as a biocide and a building block to other chemical compounds, such as the amino acid methionine.

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  1. acrolein

    Acrolein, also known as propenal, is an unsaturated aldehyde with the chemical formula C3H4O. It is a colorless to yellowish flammable liquid with a strong, disagreeable odor. It is primarily used as a biocide and a precursor to other chemical compounds. Its primary industrial use is as a contact herbicide to control submersed and floating weeds, and algae in irrigation canals. It is produced industrially from propylene and mainly used as a biocide. Acrolein is hazardous, highly toxic, and irritating to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acroleinnoun

    a limpid, colorless, highly volatile liquid, obtained by the dehydration of glycerin, or the destructive distillation of neutral fats containing glycerin. Its vapors are intensely irritating

  2. Etymology: [L. acer sharp + olre to smell.]

Wikidata

  1. Acrolein

    Acrolein is the simplest unsaturated aldehyde. It is a colourless liquid with a piercing, disagreeable, acrid smell. The smell of burnt fat is caused by glycerol in the burning fat breaking down into acrolein. It is produced industrially from propylene and mainly used as a biocide and a building block to other chemical compounds, such as the amino acid methionine.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Acrolein

    a light volatile limpid liquid obtained by the destructive distillation of fats.

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  1. Caroline

  2. colinear

  3. Cornelia

  4. lonicera

  5. creolian

  6. arecolin

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acrolein in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acrolein in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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