Linoleate

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Linoleate (Chem) A salt of linoleic acid.
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Usage

In literature:

The stream of hydrogen blown through the hot oil converts the linoleic acid to oleic and then the oleic into stearic.
"Creative Chemistry" by Edwin E. Slosson
A small linoleous gas-stove kitchen.
"The Job" by Sinclair Lewis
It contains glycerides of linoleic and especially palmitic acid.
"Paint Technology and Tests" by Henry A. Gardner
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In news:

Fat is an essential nutrient that provides energy (nine calories per gram), Vitamin E and two essential fatty acids: linoleic acid (omega-6) and alpha-linolenic acid (omega-3).
Conjugated linoleic acid is one fatty acid we would do well to become reacquainted with.
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