Definition of Elain

1. olein [n -S] - See also: olein



Medical Definition of Elain

1. Same as Olein. Origin: Gr. Olive oil, oil, from the olive tree: cf. F. Elaine. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elain

elaeagnus
elaeis
elaeocarpus family
elaeolite
elaeolites
elaeoptene
elaeoptenes
elaeostearic acid
elaidate
elaidates
elaidic
elaidic acid
elaidin
elaidinisation
elaidinization
elain (current term)
elains
elaiodic
elaiodic acid
elaiometer
elaiometers
elaiopathia
elaioplast
elaioplasts
elaiosome
elaiosomes
elamping
elan
elan vital
elance

Literary usage of Elain

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1. A Dictionary of Chemistry and Mineralogy: With Their Applications by Andrew Ure, William Nicholson (1831)
"Human elain is yellow, without odour. Specific gravity 0.913. elain of sheep ; colourless, ... elain of от; 5.8 gr. by 4.7 gr. at do. elain of hog; 11.1 ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on Friction, Lubrication, Fats and Oils: Including the by [Ernst] Emil F[ranz] Dieterichs (1906)
"elain or Red Oil. . The oil known as elain or red oil gets its name from the dark reddish color it derives from its contact with the hot iron press plates ..."

3. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1838)
"elain; the oily principle of fat, obtained by submitting fat to the action of boiling alcohol, allowing the stearin to crystallize, and then evaporating the ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on Friction, Lubrication, Fats and Oils: Including the by Ernst Emil Franz Dieterichs (1916)
"elain or Red Oil.—The oil known as elain or red oil gets its name from the dark reddish color it derives from its contact with the hot iron press plates and ..."

5. The Soap Maker's Handbook of Materials, Processes and Receipts for Every by Carl Deite, Alwin Engelhardt, F. Wiltner (1912)
"It yields very good grained soap, but is also very suitable for smooth olein soaps. Under the name of white elain, a white fatty acid of ..."

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