Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Lecithin

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6860

\le-sә-thәn\ n [ISV, fr. Gk lekithos yolk of an egg] (1861) A liquid, obtained in refinement of soya beans or cottonseed; used in paints to promote pigment wetting and to control pigment settling and flow properties. (Weismantal GF (1981) Paint handbook. McGraw-Hill, New York)

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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