stearin or stearine

stearin or stearine
   A colorless, odorless, wax-like ester of glycerol and stearic acid, derived from animal and vegetable fats and used in candle and modeling waxes, and to supplement beeswax. (pr. stee'ah-ren)

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  • Stearin — Sn (Rohmaterial für Kerzen) per. Wortschatz fach. (19. Jh.) Neoklassische Bildung. Neoklassische Bildung, wohl zuerst in frz. stéarine, zu gr. stéār Talg, Fett .    Ebenso nndl. stearine, ne. stearin, nfrz. stéarine, nschw. stearin, nisl.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • stéarine — [ stearin ] n. f. • 1814; de stéarique ♦ Chim., Biochim. Ester de l acide stéarique et du glycérol. Cour. Corps solide, blanc, dur, obtenu par saponification des graisses naturelles. Bougie, cierge en stéarine. ● stéarine nom féminin Tout ester… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • stearin — [stē′ə rin, stē′ərēn΄; stir′in, stir′ēnstē′ə rin, stir′in] n. [Fr stéarine: see STEARIC & INE3] a white, crystalline substance, glyceryl stearate, (C18H35O2) 3C3H5, found in the solid portion of most animal and vegetable fats and used in soaps,… …   English World dictionary

  • stearin — white crystalline compound found in animal and vegetable fats, 1817, from Fr. stéarine, coined by French chemist Marie Eugène Chevreul (1786 1889) from Gk. stear (gen. steatos) tallow, fat. Stearic acid (1831) is a partial translation of Fr.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • stearin — steàrīn m <G stearína> DEFINICIJA kem. smjesa stearinske i palmitinske kiseline iz koje je prešanjem istisnuta žitka oleinska kiselina nakon saponifikacije masti, loja, palmina ulja; služi u proizvodnji svijeća, preteča parafina ETIMOLOGIJA …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Stearin — Ste|a|rin 〈n. 11〉 weiße Masse aus Stearin u. Palmitinsäure, für Kerzen, Lippenstifte u. kosmet. Salben verwendet [zu grch. stear „stehendes Fett, Talg“] * * * Ste|a|rin [↑ Stear u. ↑ in (3)], das; s, e: 1) Trivialname für ein wachsartiges, durch… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • stearine — I. noun see stearin 2 II. noun see stearin 3 * * * steˈarine / rīn/ adjective (of candles, etc) made of stearin • • • Main Entry: ↑stear …   Useful english dictionary

  • stearin — /stee euh rin, stear in/, n. 1. Chem. any of the three glyceryl esters of stearic acid, esp. C3H5(C18H35O2)3, a soft, white, odorless solid found in many natural fats. 2. the crude commercial form of stearic acid, used chiefly in the manufacture… …   Universalium

  • stearin — /ˈstɪərən/ (say stearruhn) noun 1. Chemistry any of the three glyceryl esters of stearic acid, especially C3H5(C18H35O2)3, a soft, white, odourless solid found in many natural fats; tristearin. 2. a crude mixture of stearic and palmitic acids… …  

  • Stearin — Ste|a|rin das; s, e <aus gleichbed. fr. stéarine zu gr. stéar, vgl. ↑Steapsin> (zur Kerzenherstellung u. für kosmetische Produkte verwendetes) festes Gemisch aus Stearin u. Palmitinsäure nach Entfernen der flüssigen Ölsäure …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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