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n.1.(Chem.) A colorless oily liquid, C4H3O.CHO, of a pleasant odor, obtained by the distillation of bran, sugar, etc., and regarded as an aldehyde derivative of furfuran; - called also furfural.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Adsorption of oxyphenol and furfurol oligomer on disperse materials/VA.
Besides the experiments with methyl alcohol sufficiently detailed studies have been made on the use of sulphur anhydride and furfurol as selective solvents for refining shale-oil-derived diesel fuel.
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