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decanol

[ dek-uh-nawl, -nol ]
/ ˈdɛk əˌnɔl, -ˌnɒl /
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noun Chemistry.

a colorless liquid, C10H22O, insoluble in water and soluble in alcohol: used as a plasticizer, detergent, and in perfumes and flavorings.

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Also called decatyl alcohol, decyl alcohol .

Origin of decanol

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