benzoate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n benzoate any salt or ester of benzoic acid
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Benzoate (Chem) A salt formed by the union of benzoic acid with any salifiable base.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n benzoate A salt of benzoic acid.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. benzoate,

Usage

In literature:

On the iodide, bromide, acetate, and benzoate, the effects are far more pleasing and striking.
"The History and Practice of the Art of Photography" by Henry H. Snelling
Her talk these days was of formaldehyde, benzoate of soda, and salicylic acid.
"Miss Billy Married" by Eleanor H. Porter
C., 1.4994-1.5024; esters, calculated as linalyl benzoate, 8-15 per cent.
"The Handbook of Soap Manufacture" by W. H. Simmons
The soluble benzoate amounted to 90 p.ct.
"Researches on Cellulose" by C. F. Cross
At the outset benzoated oxid of zinc ointment may be used with advantage.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
The presence of preservatives, salicylic and boric acids, the benzoates, etc., can only be proved by delicate chemical tests.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI)" by Various
Bottled ketchup usually contains benzoate of soda as a preservative.
"The Holy Earth" by L. H. Bailey
Thus, glucose penta-acetate, penta-nitrate, penta-benzoate, etc., have all been prepared.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
The use of benzoic acid (benzoate of soda) as a food preservative illustrates several phases of the controversy.
"Food Poisoning" by Edwin Oakes Jordan
Benzoic acid itself, ammonium benzoate and sodium benzoate are all administered internally in doses of from five to thirty grains.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
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In news:

American Regent Initiates Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Caffeine & Sodium Benzoate Injection, USP 250 mg/mL, 2 mL Single Dose Vial Due to Visible Particulates.
Industry expert Tony O'Lenick compares fatty esters , made by reacting fatty alcohol and fatty acid, with benzoate esters , reaction products of short aromatic acids and fatty alcohol.
Sodium benzoate may be more than just a preservative.
A 2007 Lancet study found a mixture of four artificial food colors plus the preservative sodium benzoate aggravated hyperactivity even in children without ADHD.
Medications that contain a high amount of sodium benzoate should also be avoided because benzoate can displace bilirubin from its binding site.
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In science:

Considering experimental results obtained on three prototype compounds, TMMC, CsCoCl3 (or CsCoBr3 ) and Cu Benzoate, we discuss the importance of non-linear excitations in the physics of quantum (and classical) antiferromagnetic spin chains.
Elementary Excitations in Quantum Antiferromagnetic Chains: Dyons, Spinons and Breathers
FIG. 9. A model for the dispersion of the elementary excitations in Cu Benzoate: the soliton/antisoliton branch gives a gap at q = 0 and at the incommensurate wavevector q = π − δqinc .
Elementary Excitations in Quantum Antiferromagnetic Chains: Dyons, Spinons and Breathers
In Fig. 9, a complete representation of the elementary excitations in Cu Benzoate is proposed.
Elementary Excitations in Quantum Antiferromagnetic Chains: Dyons, Spinons and Breathers
We now review briefly the recent experiments performed in Cu Benzoate.
Elementary Excitations in Quantum Antiferromagnetic Chains: Dyons, Spinons and Breathers
Recently, ESR measurements have also been performed in Cu Benzoate .
Elementary Excitations in Quantum Antiferromagnetic Chains: Dyons, Spinons and Breathers
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