[ok-tuh n] /ˈɒk tən/
(of a fever) occurring every eighth day.
an octan fever.
octan oc·tan (ŏk’tān’)
Occurring every eighth day. Used of a recurring fever.
[ok-tan-dree-uh s] /ɒkˈtæn dri əs/ adjective, Botany. 1. having eight stamens.
[ok-teyn] /ˈɒk teɪn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. any of 18 isomeric saturated hydrocarbons having the formula C 8 H 1 8 , some of which are obtained in the distillation and cracking of petroleum. 2. . /ˈɒkteɪn/ noun 1. a liquid alkane hydrocarbon found in petroleum and existing in 18 isomeric forms, esp the isomer n-octane. […]
- Octanedioic acid
/ˌɒkteɪndaɪˈəʊɪk/ noun 1. a colourless crystalline dicarboxylic acid found in suberin and castor oil and used in the manufacture of synthetic resins. Formula: HOOC(CH2)6COOH Also called suberic acid
noun 1. (of gasoline) a designation of antiknock quality, numerically equal to the percentage of isooctane by volume in a mixture of isooctane and normal heptane that matches the given gasoline in antiknock characteristics. noun 1. a measure of the quality of a petrol expressed as the percentage of isooctane in a mixture of isooctane […]