Stearone

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Stearone stē"ȧ*rōn (Chem) The ketone of stearic acid, obtained as a white crystalline substance, (C17H35)2.CO, by the distillation of calcium stearate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stearone A substance (C35H70O) obtained by the partial decomposition of stearic acid. It is a volatile liquid, and seems to be stearic acid deprived of two equivalents of carbonic acid.
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