Stearic meaning

stē-ărĭk, stîrĭk
Of, relating to, or similar to stearin or fat.
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Of or relating to stearic acid.
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Of, derived from, or like stearin or fat.
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Of or pertaining to stearic acid.
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Relating to or similar to stearin or fat.
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Relating to stearic acid.
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Of or relating to stearin, tallow etc.
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(organic chemistry) Of or relating to stearic acid or its derivatives.
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Origin of stearic

  • French stéarique from Greek stear tallow stāi- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek στέαρ (stear, “tallow").

    From Wiktionary