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Spanish term or phrase:mercaptanos
English translation:mercaptans
Entered by: Elena Petelos
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20:18 Aug 2, 2004
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Science - Energy / Power Generation / petroleum
Spanish term or phrase: mercaptanos
Component of natural gas
Simon Critchley
Local time: 20:31
mercaptans
Explanation:
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http://www.oxychem.com/products/natural_gas_odorants/default...

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Note added at 5 mins (2004-08-02 20:23:52 GMT)
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http://www.isq.pt/english/Techpapers_bottom.htm
compuestos sulfurados que se desarrollan después del azufrado, por combinación del hidrógeno sulfurado con el alcohol del vino y le dan gusto desagradable
http://europa.eu.int/eurodicautom/Controller
Reference O.I.V., Lexique Vigne et Vin, París 1963
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TERM mercaptanos

Reference O.I.V., Lexique Vigne et Vin, París 1963


Definition volatile organic compounds containing sulphur which have an unpleasant smell.They sometimes occur in wine or are formed during distillation of wine rich in SO2

Reference office international de la vigne et du vin
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TERM mercaptans

Reference office international de la vigne et du vin



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Note added at 34 mins (2004-08-02 20:53:09 GMT)
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Also, thiols...
Mercaptans are organic compounds in which an -SH functional group is bonded to a carbon atom in the molecule. In this case, S stands for a sulfur
phosphorus - sulfur - chlorine
http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/mercaptans
O
S
Se



Full table

General
Name, Symbol, Number sulfur, S, 16
Chemical series nonmetals
Group, Period, Block 16 (VIA), 3 , p
Density, Hardness 1960 kg/m3, 2
Appearance lemon yellow
Atomic properties
Atomic weight 32.065 amu

..... Click the link for more information. atom and H stands for a hydrogen
hydrogen - helium

H
Li



Full table

General
Name, Symbol, Number Hydrogen, H, 1
Chemical series nonmetals
Group, Period, Block 1 (IA), 1 , s
Density, Hardness 0.0899 kg/m3, NA
Appearance colorless

..... Click the link for more information. atom bonded to the sulfur. Mercaptans are often called thiols, meaning they have chemical structures like alcohols In general usage, alcohol refers almost always to ethanol, also known as grain alcohol; and sometimes to any alcoholic (alcohol-containing) beverage. This sense underlies the term alcoholism (addiction to alcohol).
In chemistry, alcohol is a more general term, applied to any organic compound in which a hydroxyl group (-OH) is bound to a carbon atom, which in turn is bound to other hydrogen and/or carbon atoms.
..... Click the link for more information. except that sulfur is substituted for the oxygen in the hydroxyl Hydroxide is a functional group consisting of oxygen and hydrogen:

O−H-

It has a charge of 1-.

The term hydroxyl group is used when the functional group -OH is counted as a substituent of an organic compound. Organic molecules containing a hydroxyl group are known as alcohols (CnH2n+1-OH).

Hydroxide is one of the simplest of the polyatomic ions. Hydroxide is a general term for any salt containing stoichiometric amounts of this polyatomic ion.
..... Click the link for more information. group. The prefix thio often implies that sulfur is substituted for oxygen in a molecule\'s functional group. The -SH group can also be called a hydrogen sulfide or hydrosulfide group.

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Elena Petelos
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:31
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Elena Petelos


  

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mercaptans


Explanation:
-

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Note added at 3 mins (2004-08-02 20:21:50 GMT)
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http://www.oxychem.com/products/natural_gas_odorants/default...

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 5 mins (2004-08-02 20:23:52 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

http://www.isq.pt/english/Techpapers_bottom.htm
compuestos sulfurados que se desarrollan después del azufrado, por combinación del hidrógeno sulfurado con el alcohol del vino y le dan gusto desagradable
http://europa.eu.int/eurodicautom/Controller
Reference O.I.V., Lexique Vigne et Vin, París 1963
(1)
TERM mercaptanos

Reference O.I.V., Lexique Vigne et Vin, París 1963


Definition volatile organic compounds containing sulphur which have an unpleasant smell.They sometimes occur in wine or are formed during distillation of wine rich in SO2

Reference office international de la vigne et du vin
(1)
TERM mercaptans

Reference office international de la vigne et du vin



--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 34 mins (2004-08-02 20:53:09 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Also, thiols...
Mercaptans are organic compounds in which an -SH functional group is bonded to a carbon atom in the molecule. In this case, S stands for a sulfur
phosphorus - sulfur - chlorine
http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/mercaptans
O
S
Se



Full table

General
Name, Symbol, Number sulfur, S, 16
Chemical series nonmetals
Group, Period, Block 16 (VIA), 3 , p
Density, Hardness 1960 kg/m3, 2
Appearance lemon yellow
Atomic properties
Atomic weight 32.065 amu

..... Click the link for more information. atom and H stands for a hydrogen
hydrogen - helium

H
Li



Full table

General
Name, Symbol, Number Hydrogen, H, 1
Chemical series nonmetals
Group, Period, Block 1 (IA), 1 , s
Density, Hardness 0.0899 kg/m3, NA
Appearance colorless

..... Click the link for more information. atom bonded to the sulfur. Mercaptans are often called thiols, meaning they have chemical structures like alcohols In general usage, alcohol refers almost always to ethanol, also known as grain alcohol; and sometimes to any alcoholic (alcohol-containing) beverage. This sense underlies the term alcoholism (addiction to alcohol).
In chemistry, alcohol is a more general term, applied to any organic compound in which a hydroxyl group (-OH) is bound to a carbon atom, which in turn is bound to other hydrogen and/or carbon atoms.
..... Click the link for more information. except that sulfur is substituted for the oxygen in the hydroxyl Hydroxide is a functional group consisting of oxygen and hydrogen:

O−H-

It has a charge of 1-.

The term hydroxyl group is used when the functional group -OH is counted as a substituent of an organic compound. Organic molecules containing a hydroxyl group are known as alcohols (CnH2n+1-OH).

Hydroxide is one of the simplest of the polyatomic ions. Hydroxide is a general term for any salt containing stoichiometric amounts of this polyatomic ion.
..... Click the link for more information. group. The prefix thio often implies that sulfur is substituted for oxygen in a molecule\'s functional group. The -SH group can also be called a hydrogen sulfide or hydrosulfide group.




    Reference: http://52.1911encyclopedia.org/M/ME/MERCAPTANS.htm
    Reference: http://www.cpchem.com/specialtychem/products/mercaptans.asp
Elena Petelos
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:31
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Guiri: Quite a large family of thio-organics, definately not limited to wine
30 mins
  -> Yes, you are right...just added note! :-)

agree  leff
46 mins
  -> Gracias...;-)

agree  Will Matter: and one of the smelliest, most pungent/aromatic/olfactorily offensive groups, see the Guinness Book of World Records for a prime example.
1 hr
  -> ;-)

agree  xxxx-Translator
1 hr
  -> ...besitos :-)

agree  Agustina Pogliano Conte
3 hrs
  -> :-)
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