Lauryl-alcohol meaning

lôr'əl, lŏr'-
A colorless solid alcohol, C12 H26 O, used in synthetic detergents and pharmaceuticals.
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A white solid, C12H26O, having a low melting point and yielding a pleasant-smelling liquid: used in the manufacture of detergents, perfumes, etc.
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A colorless solid alcohol used in synthetic detergents and pharmaceuticals. Chemical formula: C12H26O.
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(organic chemistry) 1-dodecanol.
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Origin of lauryl-alcohol

  • laur(el) –yl
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition