of the nature of or resembling cork; suberose.
adjective 1. of or relating to cork.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a crystalline dibasic acid, C 8 H 1 4 O 4 , obtained especially from suberin, castor oil, and cork: used chiefly in the preparation of plastics and plasticizers. suberic acid /sjuːˈbɛrɪk/ noun 1. another name for octanedioic acid
noun, Botany. 1. a waxlike, fatty substance, occurring in cork cell walls and in or between other cells, that on alkaline hydrolysis yields chiefly suberic acid. noun 1. a fatty or waxy substance that is present in the walls of cork cells, making them impermeable to water and resistant to decay suberin (s’bər-ĭn) A polyester […]
[soo-ber-uh-zey-shuh n] /ˌsu bər əˈzeɪ ʃən/ noun, Botany. 1. the impregnation of cell walls with suberin, causing the formation of cork.