What does acrolein mean?

acrolein meaning in General Dictionary

A limpid colorless extremely volatile liquid acquired by the dehydration of glycerin or perhaps the destructive distillation of neutral fats containing glycerin Its vapors tend to be extremely irritating

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  • a pungent colorless unsaturated fluid aldehyde made from propene
  • A limpid, colorless, extremely volatile liquid, acquired by the dehydration of glycerin, or perhaps the destructive distillation of simple fats containing glycerin. Its vapors are intensely irritating.

acrolein meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A limpid, colorless, very volatile fluid, gotten by the dehydration of glycerin, or even the destructive distillation of neutral fats containing glycerin. Its vapors are extremely irritating.


Sentence Examples with the word acrolein

Glyceric aldehyde, CH 2 OH CH(OH) CHO, was obtained pure by Wohlon oxidizing acrolein acetal, CH 2 CH(OC 2 H 5) 21 and hydrolysing.

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