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Prepared from palmitin (see next article), by saponification, as stearic acid is prepared from stearin.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
Ordinary fats consist principally of derivatives of palmitic and stearic acids.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
The acids separated from it are known by the names of margaric, stearic, and oleic acids.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry|Thomas Anderson
The titer of a fat or oil is really an indication of the amount of stearic acid contained therein.Soap-Making Manual|E. G. Thomssen
Stearine, a constituent of tallow, is a compound of glyceryl and stearic acid.Artificial Light|M. Luckiesh