What is another word for stearin?

Pronunciation: [stˈe͡əɹɪn] (IPA)

Stearin, a triglyceride derived from animal fat, has several synonyms. It can also be known as stearic acid triglyceride, glyceryl tristearate, and triple pressed stearic acid. These synonyms often appear in literature, scientific studies, and products where stearin is used as an ingredient or raw material. Stearin is commonly used in candles, soaps, and cosmetics due to its high melting point and ability to harden at room temperature. It is also used as a lubricant in plastic and rubber manufacturing processes. Understanding these synonyms can help individuals better understand the uses and benefits of stearin in various industries.

What are the hypernyms for Stearin?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    fat, lipid, wax, Animal-derived product, Hydrophobic compound.

What are the hyponyms for Stearin?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Stearin

If left for some time, it deposits an abundance of stearin.
"The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines"
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
Beef fat, suet, is washed in water, ground to a pulp, and partially melted and strained, the stearin is separated from the filtered liquid and made into soap, and an oily liquid is left.
"An Introduction to Chemical Science"
R.P. Williams
The candle I have in my hand is a stearin candle, made of stearin from tallow in the way I have told you.
"The Chemical History Of A Candle"
Michael Faraday

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