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English translation: monoterpenes

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17:23 Aug 14, 2006
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Science - Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng
Spanish term or phrase: monoterpenos
gas emited by trees
Alex
English translation:monoterpenes
Explanation:
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Note added at 10 mins (2006-08-14 17:33:53 GMT)
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The monoterpenes are isolated from their natural sources by distillation of the plant matter with steam. They are volatile oils, less dense than water, and have normal boiling points in the range 150°–185° C (300°–365° F). Purification is usually achieved by fractional distillation at reduced pressures or by regeneration from a crystalline derivative. Acyclic monoterpene hydrocarbons…


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monoterpenes


Explanation:
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Note added at 10 mins (2006-08-14 17:33:53 GMT)
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The monoterpenes are isolated from their natural sources by distillation of the plant matter with steam. They are volatile oils, less dense than water, and have normal boiling points in the range 150°–185° C (300°–365° F). Purification is usually achieved by fractional distillation at reduced pressures or by regeneration from a crystalline derivative. Acyclic monoterpene hydrocarbons…


http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-79915

Maria Luisa Duarte
Spain
Local time: 04:39
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Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks. I wanted to make sure before i decided on the obvious literal translation answer...


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agree  sktrans
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agree  Laura_Fazio
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