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  1. stearic acid, octadecanoic acidnoun

    a waxy saturated fatty acid; occurs widely as a glyceride in animal and vegetable fats


  1. octadecanoic acidnoun

    An alternative name for the stearic acid (a fatty acid).


  1. octadecanoic acid

    Octadecanoic acid, also known as stearic acid, is a saturated fatty acid commonly found in animal and vegetable fats. Its chemical formula is C18H36O2. It is used in a variety of products including soaps, cosmetics, and food additives due to its properties as a surfactant and emulsifier. Stearic acid is non-toxic and can be derived from both natural and synthetic sources.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of octadecanoic acid in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of octadecanoic acid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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