Definition of furfuraldehyde in English:

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furfuraldehyde

Pronunciation: /ˌfərf(y)əˈraldəˌhīd/

noun

Chemistry
Another term for furfural.
Example sentences
  • Furfural - also called furfuraldehyde, fural, 2-furaldehyde, pyromucic aldehyde, or 2-furancarboxaldehyde - is a viscous, colorless liquid with a freezing point of - 37.6°F and a boiling point of 323°F.
  • Definitive anti-dumping duty on furfuraldehyde originating in the mainland of China has been imposed since 22 January 1995.
  • Carbon or graphite matrices will be formed using suitable liquid organic precursors, includingphenolic resins, epoxies, polyesters, polyamides, polyimides, furfuraldehydes, liquid pitch, and most other thermoplastic and thermosetting resins.

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Syllabification: fur·fur·al·de·hyde

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