meaning of aldehyde

aldehyde meaning in General Dictionary

A colorless mobile and very volatile liquid obtained from liquor by specific processes of oxidation

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  • some of a class of very reactive chemical substances; found in making resins and dyes and organic acids
  • A colorless, mobile, and incredibly volatile fluid obtained from liquor by certain procedures of oxidation.

aldehyde meaning in Etymology Dictionary

very first oxidation item of alcohol, 1833, found in 1774 by German-born Swedish chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele (1742-1786), title thought to have been created by German chemist Justus von Liebig (1803-1873) from abbreviation of contemporary Latin liquor dehydrogenatum "dehydrogenated alcohol."

aldehyde meaning in Chemistry Dictionary

mixture where an alkyl or aryl team and a hydrogen atom are mounted on a carbonyl team and a hydrogen atom tend to be attached with a carbonyl group; general formula, O-R-C-H

aldehyde meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A colorless, cellular, and extremely volatile liquid obtained from alcoholic beverages by specific processes of oxidation.

Sentence Examples with the word aldehyde

Thiele (Ber., 1905, 3 8, p. 4 1 54) from (-chlorpropionic aldehyde diethyl acetal.

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