a yellow, flammable liquid, c 3 h 4 o, having a stifling odor, usually obtained by the decomposition of glycerol: used chiefly in the synthesis of commercial and pharmaceutical products.
during the oxidation of the fats, the glycerine in them is converted to acrolein or acryl-aldehyde, which also aids the tanning.
principles and practice of fur dressing and fur dyeing william e. austin
acrolein, a light volatile limpid liquid obtained by the destructive distillation of fats.
the nuttall encyclopaedia edited by rev. james wood
acrolein is a clear colourless liquid, lighter than water, boiling at about 125 f.
cooley’s cyclopdia of practical receipts and collateral information in the arts, manufactures, professions, and trades…, sixth edition, volume i arnold cooley
a colourless or yellowish flammable poisonous pungent liquid used in the manufacture of resins and pharmaceuticals. formula: ch2:chcho
a sculptured figure having the head and extremities of stone and the torso of other material. historical examples acrolith, ak′ro-lith, n. a statue of the earlier greek artists having the trunk made of wood and the extremities of stone. chambers’s twentieth century dictionary (part 1 of 4: a-d) various noun (esp in ancient greek sculpture) […]
acromelalgia acromelalgia ac·ro·me·lal·gi·a (āk’rō-mə-lāl’jē-ə, -jə) n. a form of erythromelalgia characterized by redness, pain, and swelling of the fingers and toes, headache, and vomiting.
acromelia acromelia ac·ro·me·li·a (āk’rō-mē’lē-ə, -mēl’yə) n. a form of dwarfism in which shortening is most evident in the most distal segment of the limbs.
acromelic acromelic ac·ro·mel·ic (āk’rō-měl’ĭk) adj. of or affecting the terminal part of a limb.
acrometagenesis acrometagenesis ac·ro·met·a·gen·e·sis (āk’rō-mět’ə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs) n. abnormal development of the extremities resulting in deformity.