oleic acid
Noun

oleic acid (uncountable)

  1. (fatty acid) An unsaturated fatty acid, having 18 carbon atoms and one double bond, found in olive oil and very many other vegetable and animal oils and fats; it is used for making soap, cosmetics etc.
Synonyms
  • cis-octadecenoic acid
Translations
  • French: acide oléique
  • German: Ölsäure
  • Italian: acido oleico
  • Portuguese: ácido oleico
  • Russian: олеиновая кислота́
  • Spanish: ácido oleico



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