Definition of Paraffines

1. Noun. (plural of paraffine) ¹



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Definition of Paraffines

1. paraffine [n] - See also: paraffine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paraffines

paraesthesias
paraexciton
paraexcitons
parafermion
parafermionic
parafermions
paraffin cancer
paraffin embedding
paraffin oil
paraffin scale
paraffin tumour
paraffin wax
paraffined
paraffines (current term)
paraffinic
paraffining
paraffinoma
paraffins
paraffle
paraffles
paraflagella
paraflagellate
paraflagellum
parafle
parafles
parafoil
parafoils
parafollicular

Literary usage of Paraffines

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1. The Chemistry of the Non-benzenoid Hydrocarbons and Their Simple Derivatives by Benjamin Talbott Brooks (1922)
"Chapter I. The paraffines In any systematic treatment of the non-benzenoid ... Occurrence of the paraffines. From the economic standpoint by far the most ..."

2. Petroleum: Its Production and Use by Boverton Redwood (1887)
"The burning oil obtained from American petroleum contains a considerable proportion of defines produced from the paraffines. The following tabular statement ..."

3. Text-book of Medical Chemistry for Medical and Pharmaceutical Students and by Elias Hudson Bartley (1889)
"The paraffines.—The paraffines are chemically indifferent bodies, because they are fully saturated compounds. Compounds derived from these bodies ..."

4. A Treatise on Friction and Lost Work: In Machinery and Millwork by Robert Henry Thurston (1903)
"paraffines and defines found ir. the mineral oils constitute the lubricating element of the oil, the paraffine being the more valuable constituent of the ..."

5. A Popular Chemistry by Joel Dorman Steele (1887)
"THE paraffines AND THEIR DERI VAT IV ES. MARSH-GAS, CH4 (page 71), is the first member of a series of hydrocarbons whose common difference is CH2, ..."

6. Practical Oil Geology: The Application of Geology to Oil Field Problems by Dorsey Hager (1916)
"To the list in Table II, the isomeric secondary paraffines, iso- butane, ... Natural gas consists almost entirely of paraffines, mainly of methane, ..."

7. The Elements of Chemistry: For the Use of Schools, Academies, and Colleges by Edwin James Houston (1883)
"In the hydrocarbons of the marsh-gas series, or the paraffines, ... paraffines are tasteless, inodorous, and unattacked in the cold by the strongest acids. ..."

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