Aldehyde

Science / Chemistry / Aldehyde: (RCHO) An aldehyde is an organic compound with a carbon bound to a -(C=O)-H group. Examples are formaldehyde (HCHO), acetaldehyde, CH3CHO, and benzaldehyde, C6H6CHO.

Urea-Formaldehyde

Business / Real Estate / Urea-Formaldehyde: First used in building materials, particularly insulation, in the 1970s. Gases leak out of the urea-formaldehyde foam insulation (UFFI) as it hardens and become trapped in the interior of a building. MORE

Formaldehyde

Business / Real Estate / Formaldehyde: A colorless, pungent, and irritating gas, used chiefly as a disinfectant and preservative and in synthesizing other compounds like resins. MORE

Phosphoglyceraldehyde (PGAL)

Science / Biology / Phosphoglyceraldehyde (PGAL): A substance formed from PGA during the dark reaction of photosynthesis. Some PGAL leaves the cycle and can be converted to glucose, while other PGAL molecules are used to reform ribulose biphosphate MORE

Sweetly Spicy

Life Style / Coffee / Sweetly Spicy: An aromatic sensation created by a highly volatile set of aldehydes and esters that produce a spicy fragrance sensations reminiscent of a sweet spice. MORE

Sweetly Floral

Life Style / Coffee / Sweetly Floral: An aromatic sensation created by a highly volatile set of aldehydes and esters that produce sweet fragrance sensations reminiscent of a flower. MORE

Malty

Life Style / Tea / Malty: slightly over-fired tea, sometimes desirable MORE

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