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Aldehyde

see synonyms of aldehyde

Noun

1. aldehyde

any of a class of highly reactive chemical compounds; used in making resins and dyes and organic acids

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Aldehyde

see synonyms of aldehyde
noun
1. 
any organic compound containing the group -CHO. Aldehydes are oxidized to carboxylic acids and take part in many addition reactions
2. (modifier)
consisting of, containing, or concerned with the group -CHO
aldehyde group or radical

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Aldehyde

see synonyms of aldehyde
noun
any of a class of organic compounds containing the CHO group, including formaldehyde and acetaldehyde

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Aldehyde

see synonyms of aldehyde
n.
Any of a class of highly reactive organic chemical compounds obtained by oxidation of primary alcohols, characterized by the common group CHO, and used in the manufacture of resins, dyes, and organic acids.

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