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One entry found for Polenske value.
Main Entry: Poˇlenˇske valˇue
Pronunciation: pomacr-primarystresslen(t)-skschwa-secondarystressval-(secondarystress)yü
Function: noun
: a value similar to a Reichert value that indicates the content in butter or other fat of the volatile water-insoluble acids (as capric acid and lauric acid) -- called also Polenske number
Polenske, Eduard (flourished 1889-1912), German chemist. Polenske introduced a method for the detection of coconut oil in butter and lard in an article published in 1911. He developed his method after examining 34 fresh and eight old butters.

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