a white, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C 16 H 34 O, used chiefly as an emollient in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
A waxy alcohol used in lubricants, detergents, cosmetics, and emulsifiers. Chemical formula: C16H34O.
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a seaport and enclave of Spain in N Morocco, on the Strait of Gibraltar. noun an enclave in Morocco on the Strait of Gibraltar, consisting of a port and military station: held by Spain since 1580. Pop: 74 931 (2003 est)
a mountain range in S France. Highest peak, Mt. Mézenc, 5753 feet (1754 meters). noun a mountain range in S central France, on the SE edge of the Massif Central. Highest peak: 1754 m (5755 ft)