adipic acid definition

  • noun:
    • A white crystalline dicarboxylic acid, C6H11O4, that is based on oxidation of various fats, slightly soluble in water and dissolvable in liquor and acetone, and used particularly in the make of plastic and polyurethane foams.
    • A white crystalline di-carboxylic acid, C4H8(COOH)2; it's many manufacturing programs; whenever condensed with hexamethylene diamine it creates nylon.
    • a carboxylic acid found in the manufacture of nylon
  • others:
    • an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid (HO.CO.(CH2)4.CO.OH), containing six carbon atoms in a linear sequence. It is present beet liquid. It is found in the manufacture of artificial plastic materials such Nylon, along with other products.

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