Capric-acid



a white crystalline organic acid with an unpleasant odor, C 10 H 20 O 2 , found as a glyceride in goat fat: the esters are used in perfumes and flavors.
noun
another name for decanoic acid

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  • Capriccio

    Music. a composition in a free, irregular style. a caper; prank. a whim; caprice. Historical Examples Woman’s Work in Music Arthur Elson An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery Robert Means Lawrence Bach Charles Francis Abdy Williams An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky Giacomo Puccini Wakeling Dry Bentley’s […]

  • Capriccioso

    capricious; fantastic in style. adverb (music) to be played in a free and lively style



  • Capricious

    subject to, led by, or indicative of a sudden, odd notion or unpredictable change; erratic: He’s such a capricious boss I never know how he’ll react. Obsolete. fanciful or witty. Contemporary Examples Ted Cruz is Still Not Here to Make Friends Jamelle Bouie February 25, 2014 Pope Francis’s Trip to Rio: The Security Challenge Barbie […]

  • Capriciously

    subject to, led by, or indicative of a sudden, odd notion or unpredictable change; erratic: He’s such a capricious boss I never know how he’ll react. Obsolete. fanciful or witty. Contemporary Examples Sixty Years of Meddling and Bad Blood Alex Von Tunzelmann December 3, 2008 Historical Examples Changing Winds St. John G. Ervine The Wyndam […]



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