/keuh pril"ik, ka-/, adj.
of or pertaining to an animal odor: the caprylic odor of a barn.
[1835-45; CAPR(IC ACID) + -YL + -IC]

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  • caprylic — adj. having an animal odor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • caprylic — ca·pryl·ic …   English syllables

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  • caprylic acid — oktano rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė H(CH₂)₇COOH atitikmenys: angl. caprylic acid; octanoic acid rus. каприловая кислота; октановая кислота …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • caprylic aldehyde — oktanalis statusas T sritis chemija formulė H(CH₂)₇CHO atitikmenys: angl. caprylic aldehyde; octanal rus. каприловый альдегид; октаналь …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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