Nonylphenoxypoly (oxyethylene)ethanol

14:56 Mar 5, 2000
English to French translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: Nonylphenoxypoly (oxyethylene)ethanol
A chemical used in a car-wash soap
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Shog Imas
naéthanol nonylephénoxypoly (oxyéthylène)
Andréa Basili



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éthanol nonylephénoxypoly (oxyéthylène)

According to Patterson's Dictionary for Chemists, "ethanol (ethyl alcohol)" = "éthanol"; "nonyl" = "nonyle" (m).
The adjectives "nonylic, nonoic" of acids = "nonylique"; the prefix "phen" = "phén"; "ethylene" = "éthylène". According to Hachette, the prefixes "oxy" and "poly" are used as in English. I think my answer should be correct, but the "e" on "nonyle" may need to be dropped.
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Andréa Basili
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C'est presque le meme ordre, a part le trait d'union.
Excuses pour le manque d'accents, sur "meme", "a"part.

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