Picoline

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Picoline (Chem) Any one of three isometric bases (C6H7N) related to pyridine, and obtained from bone oil, acrolein ammonia, and coal-tar naphtha, as colorless mobile liquids of strong odor; -- called also methyl pyridine.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n picoline Methylpyridine, C5H4-N.CH3, an oily basic liquid formed by the dry distillation of coal, and also made synthetically. There are three varieties, α-, β-, and γ-picoline, which boil at 129°, 143.5°, and 142.5–144.5° C., respectively. Alpha-picoline is found in bone-oil. All three varieties have a strong odor resembling pyridine; they attack organic substances and are strong bases.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. pix, picis, pitch + ol,eum oil + -ine,

Usage

In literature:

In its synthesis 1,000 grammes of picoline were first converted into alphapicoline, 380 grammes being obtained.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 623, December 10, 1887" by Various
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In news:

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Picoline Laboratory Processing Module.
0Hosokawa offers the Alpine Picoline , a series of miniature laboratory machines for processing samples down to 1 g.
Throughout my career, I've seen dozens of "hot" weight-loss supplements come and go, including bitter orange, chromium picolinate, CLA, hoodia, yerba mate, raspberry ketones, and now green coffee bean extract .
Picoline Laboratory Processing Module .
0Hosokawa offers the Alpine Picoline, a series of miniature laboratory machines for processing samples down to 1 g.
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