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Origin of mercaptan
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Example sentences from the Web for mercaptan
"And butyl mercaptan; I'm quite aware of that," said the Doctor quickly, to continue the tradition of omniscience.Skippy Bedelle|Owen Johnson
True, it smelled like an ancient Earth-animal called skunk—butyl mercaptan.The Hate Disease|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
We tried cayenne pepper and n-butyl mercaptan—the main ingredient in "polecat essence."Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association
The stuff smelled like a mixture of spirits of ammonia and butyl mercaptan, but it did the job.The Highest Treason|Randall Garrett