Styrolene
Styrolene Sty"ro*lene, n. (Chem.) An unsaturated hydrocarbon, {C8H8}, obtained by the distillation of storax, by the decomposition of cinnamic acid, and by the condensation of acetylene, as a fragrant, aromatic, mobile liquid; -- called also {phenyl ethylene}, {vinyl benzene}, {styrol}, {styrene}, and {cinnamene}. [1913 Webster]

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  • styrolène — styrène [ stirɛn ] ou styrolène [ stirɔlɛn ] n. m. • 1936, 1867; de styrax ♦ Chim. Hydrocarbure benzénique (C6H5CH=CH2), entrant dans la composition de nombreuses matières plastiques. ⇒ polystyrène. « Le styrène autrefois s extrayait du benjoin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • C8H8 — Styrolene Sty ro*lene, n. (Chem.) An unsaturated hydrocarbon, {C8H8}, obtained by the distillation of storax, by the decomposition of cinnamic acid, and by the condensation of acetylene, as a fragrant, aromatic, mobile liquid; called also {phenyl …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cinnamene — Styrolene Sty ro*lene, n. (Chem.) An unsaturated hydrocarbon, {C8H8}, obtained by the distillation of storax, by the decomposition of cinnamic acid, and by the condensation of acetylene, as a fragrant, aromatic, mobile liquid; called also {phenyl …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phenyl ethylene — Styrolene Sty ro*lene, n. (Chem.) An unsaturated hydrocarbon, {C8H8}, obtained by the distillation of storax, by the decomposition of cinnamic acid, and by the condensation of acetylene, as a fragrant, aromatic, mobile liquid; called also {phenyl …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • styrene — Styrolene Sty ro*lene, n. (Chem.) An unsaturated hydrocarbon, {C8H8}, obtained by the distillation of storax, by the decomposition of cinnamic acid, and by the condensation of acetylene, as a fragrant, aromatic, mobile liquid; called also {phenyl …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • styrol — Styrolene Sty ro*lene, n. (Chem.) An unsaturated hydrocarbon, {C8H8}, obtained by the distillation of storax, by the decomposition of cinnamic acid, and by the condensation of acetylene, as a fragrant, aromatic, mobile liquid; called also {phenyl …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vinyl benzene — Styrolene Sty ro*lene, n. (Chem.) An unsaturated hydrocarbon, {C8H8}, obtained by the distillation of storax, by the decomposition of cinnamic acid, and by the condensation of acetylene, as a fragrant, aromatic, mobile liquid; called also {phenyl …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • styrène — [ stirɛn ] ou styrolène [ stirɔlɛn ] n. m. • 1936, 1867; de styrax ♦ Chim. Hydrocarbure benzénique (C6H5CH=CH2), entrant dans la composition de nombreuses matières plastiques. ⇒ polystyrène. « Le styrène autrefois s extrayait du benjoin Provenant …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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