a) Suitable for use in soap production.
b) That can be saponified

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  • saponifiable — [ sapɔnifjabl ] adj. • 1846; de saponifier ♦ Chim., techn. Qu on peut saponifier. Graisses saponifiables. ⊗ CONTR. Insaponifiable. ● saponifiable adjectif Qui peut être saponifié. saponifiable [sapɔnifjabl] adj. ÉTYM. 1846; …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Saponifiable — Sa*pon*i*fi a*ble, a. Capable of conversion into soap; as, a saponifiable substance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saponifiable — adjective see saponify …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • saponifiable — See saponify. * * * …   Universalium

  • saponifiable — sa·pon·i·fi·able sə .pän ə fī ə bəl adj capable of being saponified * * * sa·pon·i·fi·a·ble (sə pon″ĭ fiґə bəl) capable of being hydrolyzed to give a fatty acid salt and an alcohol; said of lipids …   Medical dictionary

  • saponifiable — (sa po ni fi a bl ) adj. Qui peut être saponifié. Les huiles sont saponifiables …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • saponifiable — adj. can be converted into soap …   English contemporary dictionary

  • saponifiable — sa·pon·i·fi·able …   English syllables

  • saponifiable — səˈpänəˌfīəbəl,  ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : capable of being saponified …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saponifiable lipid — A saponifiable lipid is one with an ester functional group, that can be hydrolyzed under basic conditions. These include triglycerides, phospholipids, glycolipids, sphingolipids, and the waxes. These lipids are known as simple lipids. See also… …   Wikipedia

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