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Definition of eupion

eupion
Eupione Eu"pi*one, n. [Gr. ? very fat; ? well + ? fat.] (Chem.) A limpid, oily liquid obtained by the destructive distillation of various vegetable and animal substances; -- specifically, an oil consisting largely of the higher hydrocarbons of the paraffin series. [Written also eupion.]

Meaning of eupion from wikipedia

- Eupione, or eupion, is a hydrocarbon of the paraffin series, probably a pentane, C5H12, discovered by Carl Reichenbach in wood tar. It is also formed in...
- Reichenbach, who is also recognized as being the discoverer of kerosene, phenol, eupion, paraffin wax and creosote. According to history, Reichenbach applied creosote...
- in sunk liner". The Times (41915). London. 8 October 1918. col D, p. 5. "Eupion". Uboat.net. Retrieved 13 November 2012. "Major Warships Sunk in World War...
- Ltd, Glasgow Operated for the MoWT. Sunk 2 January 1943 by air attack. Eupion 1914 3575 Mackay Brothers Ltd., Alloa Sunk 3 Oct 1918 by torpedo from UB-90...
- Date Name Nationality Tonnage Fate 29 July 1918 Douro  Denmark 850 Captured as a prize 3 October 1918 Eupion  United Kingdom 3,575 Sunk...
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