Definition of Saponifiable

1. a. Capable of conversion into soap; as, a saponifiable substance.



Definition of Saponifiable

1. Adjective. Suitable for use in soap production. ¹

2. Adjective. (organic chemistry of a lipid) That can be saponified ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Saponifiable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saponifiable

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saponic acid
saponifiable (current term)
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Literary usage of Saponifiable

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1. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1892)
"The saponifiable oils chiefly used in the making of mixtures for lubricating ... Then 100-0/20-08 --98 parts of the oil are saponifiable by i part of KHO. ..."

2. The School of Mines Quarterly by Columbia University School of Chemistry (1892)
"The specific gravity of the hydrocarbon oils and of the original mixture being known, the specific gravity of the saponifiable oils may be calculated by ..."

3. The Journal of Analytical and Applied Chemistry by Edward Hart (1892)
"I. 78.3 of hydrocarbon oil, 0.891 1 21.7 of saponifiable oil, 0.950 79.4 of ... 72.7 of hydrocarbon oil, 0.900 27.3 of saponifiable oil, 0.973 III. ..."

4. The School of Mines Quarterly by Columbia University School of Chemistry (1892)
"The specific gravity of the hydrocarbon oils and of the original mixture being known, the specific gravity of the saponifiable oils may be ..."

5. Lubrication and Lubricants: A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of by Leonard Archbutt, Richard Mountford Deeley (1907)
"This difference of behaviour is the basis of the processes for the detection and determination of fixed (saponifiable) oils and hydrocarbon (unsaponifiable) ..."

6. The Chemistry of Petroleum and Its Substitutes: A Practical Handbook by Charles Kenneth Tinkler, Frederick Challenger (1915)
"Paraffin wax consists of paraffin hydrocarbons of high molecular weight, but other waxes such as bees'-wax are saponifiable substances. ..."

7. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1915)
"... 109; optical behavior of stearin-free un- saponifiable matter of fats, 249; sepn. of ster- ins from fats, 388; cholesterol content of egg fat, 1946. ..."

8. The Soap Maker's Handbook of Materials, Processes and Receipts for Every by Carl Deite, Alwin Engelhardt, F. Wiltner (1912)
"For the determination of rosin in soaps which contain non- saponifiable oils the quantity of sample to be weighed out is so adjusted that the weight ..."

9. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1892)
"The saponifiable oils chiefly used in the making of mixtures for lubricating ... Then 100-0/20-08 --98 parts of the oil are saponifiable by i part of KHO. ..."

10. The School of Mines Quarterly by Columbia University School of Chemistry (1892)
"The specific gravity of the hydrocarbon oils and of the original mixture being known, the specific gravity of the saponifiable oils may be calculated by ..."

11. The Journal of Analytical and Applied Chemistry by Edward Hart (1892)
"I. 78.3 of hydrocarbon oil, 0.891 1 21.7 of saponifiable oil, 0.950 79.4 of ... 72.7 of hydrocarbon oil, 0.900 27.3 of saponifiable oil, 0.973 III. ..."

12. The School of Mines Quarterly by Columbia University School of Chemistry (1892)
"The specific gravity of the hydrocarbon oils and of the original mixture being known, the specific gravity of the saponifiable oils may be ..."

13. Lubrication and Lubricants: A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of by Leonard Archbutt, Richard Mountford Deeley (1907)
"This difference of behaviour is the basis of the processes for the detection and determination of fixed (saponifiable) oils and hydrocarbon (unsaponifiable) ..."

14. The Chemistry of Petroleum and Its Substitutes: A Practical Handbook by Charles Kenneth Tinkler, Frederick Challenger (1915)
"Paraffin wax consists of paraffin hydrocarbons of high molecular weight, but other waxes such as bees'-wax are saponifiable substances. ..."

15. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1915)
"... 109; optical behavior of stearin-free un- saponifiable matter of fats, 249; sepn. of ster- ins from fats, 388; cholesterol content of egg fat, 1946. ..."

16. The Soap Maker's Handbook of Materials, Processes and Receipts for Every by Carl Deite, Alwin Engelhardt, F. Wiltner (1912)
"For the determination of rosin in soaps which contain non- saponifiable oils the quantity of sample to be weighed out is so adjusted that the weight ..."

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