metacrolein definition

  • noun:
    • A polymeric customization of acrolein acquired by warming it with caustic potash.
    • A polymeric adjustment of acrolein obtained by warming it with caustic potash. It is a crystalline compound having an aromatic odor.
    • A colorless crystalline compound, (C3H4O)3, made by the activity of sodium hydroxid on β-chlorpropionic aldehyde. It offers a highly unpleasant smell and melts at 50° C.
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