cyclohexanol

noun cy·clo·hex·a·nol

Definition of cyclohexanol

plural

-s

  1. :  a colorless oily alcohol C6H11OH that has an odor like camphor, is made by the catalytic hydrogenation of phenol or oxidation of cyclohexane, and is used chiefly as a solvent, as a stabilizer for emulsions, and in the manufacture of adipic acid; hexahydro-phenol

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Origin and Etymology of cyclohexanol

International Scientific Vocabulary cyclohexane + -ol


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