sebacic acidse·bac·ic acid
a white, crystalline acid, COOH(CH)COOH, obtained by the distillation of oleic acid or castor oil: used in making plasticizers, alkyd resins, etc.
Origin of sebacic acidfrom Classical Latin sebaceus (see sebaceous) + -ic
A white crystalline dicarboxylic acid, C10H18O4, used in the manufacture of certain synthetic resins and fibers, various plasticizers, and polymers.
Origin of sebacic acidFrom sebaceous ( so called because it was originally obtained from melted suet )