Sentence Examples


  • I use stearic acid (also sold as stearic powder) in almost all of my candles to harden the wax and make the candles a little more durable (the only times I don't use it are when I forget).
  • Melancor - This patented product, which is sold without a prescription, claims to reduce graying hair naturally without gluten, artificial colorings, preservatives, or stearic acids.
  • The relationship of these glycerides to glycerin is shown by the series of bodies formed from glycerin by replacement of hydrogen by "stearyl" (C18H350), the radical of stearic acid (C18H350.
  • STEARIC ACID, n-Octodecylic acid CH 3 (CH 2) 16 CO 2 H, an organic acid found as its glyceride stearin, mixed with palmitin and olefin, in most tallows (hence its name, from Gr.
  • The so-called "stearin" of candles is a mixture of stearic and palmitic acids.