organic compound

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Noun1.organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
aldehyde - any of a class of highly reactive chemical compounds; used in making resins and dyes and organic acids
aliphatic compound - organic compound that is an alkane or alkene or alkyne or their derivative
alkylbenzene - organic compound that has an alkyl group bound to a benzene ring
alkyl halide, haloalkane - organic compound in which halogen atoms have been substituted for hydrogen atoms in an alkane
amino acid, aminoalkanoic acid - organic compounds containing an amino group and a carboxylic acid group; "proteins are composed of various proportions of about 20 common amino acids"
diamine - any organic compound containing two amino groups
enol - an organic compound that contains a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom which in turn is doubly bonded to another carbon atom
halon - a compound in which the hydrogen atoms of a hydrocarbon have been replaced by bromine and other halogen atoms; very stable; used in fire extinguishers although it is thought to release bromine that depletes the ozone layer
peptone - any of various water-soluble compounds that form by hydrolysis in the digestion of proteins to amino acids
quaternary ammonium compound - a compound derived from ammonium with hydrogen atoms replaced by organic groups; used as surface-active agents, disinfectants, and in drugs
proenzyme, zymogen - any of a group of compounds that are inactive precursors of enzymes and require some change (such as the hydrolysis of a fragment that masks an active enzyme) to become active
propylthiouracil - a crystalline compound used as an antithyroid drug in the treatment of goiter
ether - any of a class of organic compounds that have two hydrocarbon groups linked by an oxygen atom
acetal - any organic compound formed by adding alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules
aldehyde-alcohol, aldol - an oily colorless liquid obtained by the condensation of two molecules of acetaldehyde; contains an alcohol group (-OH) and an aldehyde group (-CHO)
alkaloid - natural bases containing nitrogen found in plants
amide - any organic compound containing the group -CONH2
rennet - a substance that curdles milk in making cheese and junket
azadirachtin - insecticide
thiazine - a compound made up of a ring of four carbon atoms and one sulfur atom and one nitrogen atom
cacodyl, tetramethyldiarsine - a poisonous oily liquid with a garlicky odor composed of 2 cacodyl groups; undergoes spontaneous combustion in dry air
neurochemical - any organic substance that occurs in neural activity
acid anhydrides, acyl anhydrides - organic compounds that react with water to form an acid
acid halide, acyl halide - organic compounds containing the group -COX where X is a halogen atom
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
coal-tar creosote, creosote - a dark oily liquid obtained by distillation of coal tar; used as a preservative for wood
creosote - a colorless or yellowish oily liquid obtained by distillation of wood tar; used as an antiseptic
cyanide, nitril, nitrile - any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN
cyanohydrin - any organic compound in which the cyano radical -CN and the hydroxyl radical -OH are attached to the same carbon atom
ester - formed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water
furan, furane, furfuran - a colorless toxic flammable liquid used in the synthesis of nylon
glycoside - a group of compounds derived from monosaccharides
resin, rosin - any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules
halocarbon - one of various compounds of carbon and any of the halogens
hemiacetal - an organic compound usually formed as an intermediate product in the preparation of acetals from aldehydes or ketones
erythrocytolysin, erythrolysin, haemolysin, hemolysin - any substance that can cause lysis (destruction) of erythrocytes (red blood cells) and the release of their hemoglobin
humic substance - an organic residue of decaying organic matter
hydrocarbon - an organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen
ketone - any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals
macromolecule, supermolecule - any very large complex molecule; found only in plants and animals
nitrobenzene - a poisonous oily water-soluble liquid used as a solvent and in the manufacture of aniline
oxime - any compound containing the group -C=NOH
petrochemical - any compound obtained from petroleum or natural gas
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In response to this demand, Organic Valley is set to launch a reformulated version of Organic Fuel in the third quarter of this year.
He also said that Cyprus should be looking into the introduction of electricity production using organic fuel.
"The decline in production and consumption of organic fuel would not be at the same rate as imports," he said.
TPP is the power plant that generates electricity by converting the chemical energy of the organic fuel first into the thermal energy of water vapor (gas) and then into the mechanical energy of the rotation of the shaft of the steam (gas) turbine and rotor of the turbogenerator, and then converting the latter this mechanical energy into electric energy of its stator [4].
Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG) and the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) launched a project to establish collaboration on the exchange of information and consultancy on the recent techniques to capture the organic gas released from waste and recycle it into an organic fuel for dual-fuel vehicles.
Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG) and the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) launched a project on the exchange of information and consultancy on the recent techniques to capture organic gas released from waste and recycle it into an organic fuel for dual-fuel vehicles.
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG) and the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) have launched a project to establish collaboration on the exchange of information and consultancy on the recent techniques to capture organic gas released from waste and recycle it into an organic fuel for dual-fuel vehicles.
In other news, the co-op is launching Organic Fuel Whey Protein Powder, the newest offering in its line of bestselling organic protein drinks.
"Our Organic Fuel and Organic Balance single-serves are in the grab-and-go sections and in the organic dairy set, and multipacks are in the high-protein product section," she notes.
The level of exploration of minerals is related to opening up of big deposits of precious, non-ferrous and rare metals, all types of organic fuel - oil, natural and condensed gas, brown and other types of coal, shale oil, uranium, and varied construction materials.
This will not only help in saving the environment, but also contribute to the national economy through recycling that will see waste transformed into organic fuel, fertilizer and other raw material, Ahmed Mahnabi, Under-Secretary for services at the municipality, said.
Lactose-free, gluten-free and non-GMO, Organic Fuel and Organic Balance will also be on display.