Propiolic - meaning and definition. What is Propiolic
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What (who) is Propiolic - definition

C3H2O2; Propiolic Acid; Acetylene carboxylic acid; Propargylic acid; 2-Propynoic acid; Propynoic acid; 2-propynoic acid; Propiolate
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·adj Pertaining to, or designating, an organic acid (called also propargylic acid) of the acetylene or tetrolic series, analogous to propionic acid, and obtained as a white crystalline substance.
·noun A salt of propiolic acid.


Propiolic acid

Propiolic acid is the organic compound with the formula HC2CO2H. It is the simplest acetylenic carboxylic acid. It is a colourless liquid that crystallises to give silky crystals. Near its boiling point, it decomposes.

It is soluble in water and possesses an odor like that of acetic acid.