Nouns denoting substances

spray
a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying
 
aromatic hydrocarbon
a hydrocarbon that contains one or more benzene rings that are characteristic of the benzene series of organic compounds
 
gum-lac
an inferior lac produced by lac insects in Madagascar
 
xenotime
a brown-to-yellow mineral that is a phosphate of yttrium in crystalline form
 
paste
any mixture of a soft and malleable consistency
 
toilet roll
a roll of toilet paper
 
silicone resin
a polymeric silicone compound
 
elastase
a pancreatic enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of elastin
 
otter
the fur of an otter
 
W
a heavy grey-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite
 
triphosphopyridine
a pyridine ring with three phosphorus groups
 
rhodolite
a red or pink variety of garnet used as a gemstone
 
monosaccharide
a sugar (like sucrose or fructose) that does not hydrolyse to give other sugars; the simplest group of carbohydrates
 
blacking
a substance used to produce a shiny protective surface on footwear
 
Br
a nonmetallic heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens; found in sea water
 
freshwater
water that is not salty
 
acyl group
any group or radical of the form RCO- where R is an organic group
 
aluminium bronze
an alloy of copper and aluminum with high tensile strength and resistance to corrosion
 
baddeleyite
a mineral consisting of zirconium oxide
 
caprylic acid
a fatty acid having a rancid taste; found in butter and other fats and oils
 
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