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aromatic

Pronunciation: /ˌærəˈmætɪk/

Translation of aromatic in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [herb/sachet] aromático
    Example sentences
    • Tobacco is a sweet smelling product of the aromatic leaves of the Nicotina plant, but contains carcinogenic and highly addictive substances like nicotine, tar and benzene.
    • The former has aromatic leaves, which smell of balsam or pine, and pale pink flowers’.
    • ‘It has a pungent yet aromatic smell to it,’ said Jonas.
    1.2 [Chemistry/Química] aromático
    Example sentences
    • Its molecular structure of alternating aromatic rings and amide groups crosslinked by hydrogen bonding makes it incredibly strong.
    • The raw materials for today's dyes are mainly aromatic hydrocarbons: benzene, toluene, naphthalene, anthracene, pyrene, and others.
    • The aromatic aldehydes have a benzene or phenyl ring connected to the aldehyde group.

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