Aldehyde

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Definition

an aldehyde: an organic chemical compound formed by the oxidation of chemicals
noun

Examples

  • "We can assure you that Delavigne never uses aldehydes in its perfumes, because of their negative effects on elderly people such as yourself."
  • "I have recently been informed by my doctor that I am allergic to aldehydes."
  • "Also, I have many other friends who are allergic to aldehydes, as well as other chemicals frequently found in perfumes and colognes."
  • "I have also recently been informed that perfumes usually contain aldehydes."
  • "We can assure you that Delavigne never uses aldehydes in its perfumes, because of their adverse effects on elderly people such as yourself."

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