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 ethylene}, {vinyl benzene}, {styrol}, {styrene}, and {cinnamene}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cinnamene — Cin na*mene, n. [From {Cinnamic}.] (Chem.) Styrene (which was formerly called cinnamene because obtained from cinnamic acid). See {Styrene}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cinnamene — /sin euh meen /, n. Chem. styrene. [1870 75; cinnam (comb. form of L cinnamomum CINNAMON) + ENE] * * * …   Universalium

  • cinnamene — SYN: styrene. * * * cin·na·mene sin ə .mēn n STYRENE * * * cin·na·mene (cinґə mēn) styrene …   Medical dictionary

  • cinnamene — cin·na·mene …   English syllables

  • cinnamene — noun a colorless oily liquid; the monomer for polystyrene • Syn: ↑styrene, ↑phenylethylene, ↑vinylbenzene • Hypernyms: ↑vinyl polymer, ↑vinyl resin, ↑polyvinyl resin • …   Useful english dictionary

  • styrene — Phenylethylene; the monomer from which polystyrenes, plastics, and synthetic rubber are made; together with divinylbenzene (for cross linking), it is the basis of many synthetic ion exchangers. SYN: cinnamene, ethenylbenzene, styrol, vinylbenzene …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

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