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Definition of Cetylic alcohol

Cetylic alcohol
Cetylic Ce*tyl"ic, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, spermaceti. Cetylic alcohol (Chem.), a white, waxy, crystalline solid, obtained from spermaceti, and regarded as homologous with ordinary, or ethyl, alcohol; ethal; -- called also cetyl alcohol.

Meaning of Cetylic alcohol from wikipedia

- glycerol and sodium palmitate. Hydrogenation of palmitic acid yields cetyl alcohol, which is used to produce detergents and cosmetics.[citation needed] Because...