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 (stē-ăr′ĭk, stîr′ĭk)
1. Of, relating to, or similar to stearin or fat.
2. Of or relating to stearic acid.

[French stéarique, from Greek stear, tallow; see stāi- in Indo-European roots.]


1. (Chemistry) of or relating to suet or fat
2. (Chemistry) of, consisting of, containing, or derived from stearic acid
[C19: from French stéarique, from Greek stear fat, tallow]
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Adj.1.stearic - of or relating to or composed of fat
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The researchers pasted maize starches with stearic acids at 0%, 1.
Tenders are invited for The hardware and software complex for determination of organochlorine pesticides (HCCH a, DDT and metabolites, aldrin, heptachlor, hexachlorobenzene, dieldrin, endrin), marker PCBs (co-geners: 28, 52, 101, 138, 153, 180), benzoic and stearic acids, vegetable fats and fatty acid composition in food, feed
The major acid components of oil found by TLC were caproic acid, caprylic acid, capric acid, myristic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, oleic acid, etc.
Stearic acid with different concentrations in hexane and methanol (1: 1v/v) were used for the standard curve.
The method includes a preliminary second polymer material treating step, in which the second polymer material, silica, a silane bonding agent, and at least one nucleophile agent are mixed with one another; a first mixing step, in which at least the first polymer material, silica, and a silane bonding agent are added to the compound resulting from the prelimi nary second polymer material treating step; and a second mixing step, in which stearic acid and a curing system are added to the compound being produced.
Higher intakes of the most commonly consumed major saturated fatty acids (lauric acid, myristic acid, palmitic acid, and stearic acid) was associated with a 24-percent increase in CHD.
The main hydrocarbons induced by irradiations were from palmitic acid (1tetradecene and pentadecane), stearic acid (heptadecane and 1-hexadecene) and oleic acid (8heptadecene and 1,7-hexadecadiene).
The silica nanoparticles were surfaced modified using stearic acid and then incorporated into the epoxy coating.
These include palmitic, stearic, and linoleic acid.
Stearic acid (SA) and ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) were used as surfactant and thickening agents, respectively.
TEA (triethylaluminium) (10 wt% solution in hexane, obtained from Crompton GmbH, Germany and Akzo Nobel, USA); stearic alcohol (1-octadecanol) from Spectrum Chemical MFG GmbH; sulfuric acid from Merck, Brazil; decalin (decahydronaphthalene) from Sigma-Aldrich, USA; anhydrous magnesium chloride (TMT-4) from Toho Catalyst, Japan, were used without further purification.