a.1.(Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, octyl; as, octylic ether.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Tokyo, Japan, Sept 28, 2005 - (JCNN) - Kyowa Hakko Chemical, a subsidiary of Kyowa Hakko Kogyo, has decided to increase its annual production capacity of 2-ethyl hexanoic acid (octylic acid), a kind of synthetic fatty acid used in a wide range of applications including, refrigerant oil, special plasticizers, stabilizers and plastic materials.