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furfuraldehyde

/ ˌfɜːfjəˈrældəˌhaɪd /

noun

  1. a colourless flammable soluble mobile liquid with a penetrating odour, present in oat and rice hulls; 2-furaldehyde: used as a solvent and in the manufacture of resins. Formula: C 5 H 4 O 2 Also calledfurfural


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That portion of the carbohydrates known as pentosans gives rise to furfuraldehyde, one of the important components of caffeol.

After this period of time, further treating did not increase the amount of furfuraldehyde produced.

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