isooctyl alcohol

noun iso·oc·tyl alcohol

Definition of isooctyl alcohol

  1. :  an octyl alcohol of branched-chain structure or a mixture of such alcohols; especially :  a mixture of isomeric primary alcohols C7H15CH2OH obtained by reaction of heptylenes with carbon monoxide and hydrogen and used especially in synthesis (as of plasticizers) —not used scientifically

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Origin and Etymology of isooctyl alcohol

isooctyl from is- + octyl


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