aromatic alcohol


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aromatic alcohol

[¦ar·ə¦mad·ik ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
Any of the compounds containing the hydroxyl group in a side chain to a benzene ring, such as benzyl alcohol.
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Tenders are invited for Water Works Having 1 Base Material Of Water- Aromatic Alcohol, 2 Propellant System-Dimethyl Ether, 3 Appearance Off-White Foamed Emulsion, 4 Specific Gravity 1.
The prime example of an aromatic alcohol is cresylic acid and its derivatives.
7 eV, (6) carboxylic C, carbonyl C in carboxylic acids, aromatic alcohols and polysaccharide structures at 288.
NCS and the DMSO/SO3*pyridine complex were used as the chlorinating agent and oxidant, respectively, sand activated alcohols, such as allylic alcohol, propargylic alcohol, and aromatic alcohols, were used as starting compounds as well as alkanols [30].
The stubborn polymer assortment of aromatic alcohols known as lignin continues to be a key factor limiting the efficiency of pulp and paper production.