sylvic acid

sylvic acid
/sil"vik/, Chem.
[1830-40; < F sylvique < L silv(a) a wood + F -ique -IC]

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  • sylvic acid — /sil vik/, Chem. See abietic acid. [1830 40; < F sylvique < L silv(a) a wood + F ique IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • sylvic acid — /sɪlvɪk ˈæsəd/ (say silvik asuhd) noun → abietic acid …  

  • Sylvic — Syl vic, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, pine or its products; specifically, designating an acid called also abeitic acid, which is the chief ingredient of common resin (obtained from {Pinus sylvestris}, and other species). [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abietic acid — Chembox new Name = Abietic acid [cite web url=http://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/summary/summary.cgi?cid=10569 title=ABIETIC ACID PubChem Public Chemical Database publisher=pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov accessdate=2008 05 16 last= first=] ImageFile =… …   Wikipedia

  • abietic acid — |abē|ed.ik noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary abiet , (from Latin abiet , abies silver fir) + ic : a colorless crystalline tricyclic acid C19H29COOH with two double bonds that constitutes the major component of rosin, that is… …   Useful english dictionary

  • abietic acid — /ab ee et ik, ab /, Chem. a yellow, crystalline, water insoluble acid, C20H30O2, obtained from the resin of a species of pine: used chiefly in driers, varnishes, and soaps. Also called sylvic acid. [1860 65; < L abiet (s. of abies) fir + IC] * *… …   Universalium

  • abietic acid — /æbiˌɛtɪk ˈæsəd/ (say abee.etik asuhd) noun a yellow crystalline acid, C19H29COOH, derived from the resin of a species of pine, used in dryers, varnishes, and soaps; sylvic acid. {stem of Latin abiēs fir + ic + acid1} …  

  • Resin — Not to be confused with rosin, a particular type of resin. This article is about the plant secretion. For other uses, see Resin (disambiguation). Insect trapped in resin …   Wikipedia

  • Abietic — Ab i*et ic, a. Of or pertaining to the fir tree or its products; as, abietic acid, called also sylvic acid. Watts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pinic — Pi nic, a. [L. pinus pine.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to the pine; obtained from the pine; formerly, designating an acid which is the chief constituent of common resin, now called abietic, or sylvic, acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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