alkaluria al·ka·lu·ri·a (āl’kə-lur’ē-ə)
any member of the . Historical Examples Melt these together over a slow fire, mixing with them a little powder of alkane root to color it. Burroughs’ Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889 Barkham Burroughs noun any saturated aliphatic hydrocarbon with the general formula CnH2n+2 (as modifier): alkane series Also called paraffin alkane […]
- Alkane series
the homologous series of saturated, aliphatic hydrocarbons having the general formula C n H 2n+2 , as methane, CH 4 , or ethane, C 2 H 6 .
a European plant, Alkanna tinctoria, of the borage family. the root of this plant, yielding a red dye. the dye itself. any of several similar hairy plants, as the bugloss, Anchusa officinalis, or a puccoon of the genus Lithospermum. Historical Examples The alkanet is an erect, hairy plant, which is not quite so bristly as […]
any compound containing an alkyl group joined to a mercapto group, as methyl mercaptan or methanethiol, CH 3 SH.