Definition of Isooctane

1. Noun. (chemistry) any isomer of n-octane; especially 2,2,4-trimethylpentane, used as a reference in the determination of the octane number of fuel ¹



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Definition of Isooctane

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isooctane

isonicotinic acids
isonipecaine
isonitrile
isonitriles
isonitroso-
isonitroso compound
isonitrosoacetone
isonomia
isonomic
isonomies
isonomy
isonormocytosis
isonuclear
isonym
isonyms
isooctane (current term)
isooctanes
isooctanol
isooptoacoustic
isoosmotic
isopach
isopachs
isopanose
isopanoses
isoparaffin
isoparaffins
isoparametric
isopathy
isopenicillin N epimerase
isopenicillin N synthetase

Literary usage of Isooctane

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The iodine remaining in the isooctane solution was removed by shaking with ... The isooctane solution was then washed with water and partially dried by ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Prewet the column by adding 40 milli- liters of isooctane to the column. Adjust nitrogen pressure so that rate of descent of the isooctane coming off the ..."

3. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for ...edited by Peter M. Eller edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"isooctane, chromatographic grade. NOTE: Needed for field use in sample collection. ... Add 15 mL isooctane to the bubbler. 3. Sample at an accurately known ..."

4. Food Chemicals Codex: First Supplement to the Fifth Edition by Committee on Food Chemicals Codex, Institute of Medicine (U. S.) (2006)
"Method I: Acetic Acid-isooctane Method (Based on AOCS Method Cd 8b-90) Solutions Acetic Acid-isooctane Solution Mix 3 volumes of glacial acetic acid with 2 ..."

5. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"The ether extract was evaporated and the steroids were then resus- pended in 1 ml of isooctane and were chro- matographed on celite micro-columns. ..."

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