a white, translucent, lumpy, very slightly water-soluble, solid terpene alcohol, C 10 H 18 O, occurring in various isomeric forms, having a burning, mintlike taste, obtained from the trunk of a tree, Dryobalanops aromatica, or by the reduction of camphor: used in the form of its esters in the manufacture of synthetic camphor and in perfumery.
a white solid terpene alcohol extracted from the Malaysian tree Dryobalanops aromatica, used in perfume and in the manufacture of organic esters. Formula: C10H17OH Also called bornyl alcohol
a liquid, C 11 H 18 O 2 , having a piny odor, used chiefly as a scent in the manufacture of soaps and disinfectants.
a colorless liquid, C 12 H 20 O 2 , having a piny, camphorlike odor, used chiefly as a scent in the manufacture of perfume, and as a plasticizer.
Aleksandr Porfirevich [al-ig-zan-der pawr-feer-uh-vich,, -zahn-;; Russian uh-lyi-ksahndr puhr-fyee-ryi-vyich] /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər pɔrˈfɪər ə vɪtʃ,, -ˈzɑn-;; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑndr pʌrˈfyi ryɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1833–87, Russian composer and chemist. Historical Examples The Russian Opera Rosa Newmarch Musical Portraits Paul Rosenfeld The Complete Opera Book Gustav Kobb Musical Portraits Paul Rosenfeld Musical Portraits Paul Rosenfeld The Life […]
a village in the W Russian Federation, 70 miles (113 km) W of Moscow: Napoleon’s victory here made possible the capture of Moscow, 1812. Historical Examples War and Peace Leo Tolstoy War and Peace Leo Tolstoy An Outline of Russian Literature Maurice Baring Famous Sea Fights John Richard Hale War and Peace Leo Tolstoy Famous […]