Cymene
Cymene Cy"mene (s?"m?n), n. (Chem.) A colorless, liquid, combustible hydrocarbon, {CH3.C6H4.C3H7}, of pleasant odor, obtained from oil of cumin, oil of caraway, carvacrol, camphor, etc.; -- called also {paracymene}, and formerly {camphogen}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cymene — IUPAC name …   Wikipedia

  • cymène — [simɛn] n. m. ÉTYM. D. i.; du lat. cyma, et suff. ène. ❖ ♦ Chim. Paraméthylisopropylbenzène, de formule CH3–C6H4–CH(CH3)2. || Le cymène, qui peut s extraire d essences de fruits (ombellifères) possède des propriétés pharmaceutiques… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cymene — [sī′mēn΄] n. [< Gr kyminon: see CUMIN] a colorless hydrocarbon, CH3C6H4CH(CH3) 2, occurring in three isomeric forms ( orthocymene, metacymene, and paracymene), derived from toluene: the most common form, paracymene, is found in the oil of… …   English World dictionary

  • cymene — /suy meen/, n. a colorless, pleasant smelling benzene derivative, C10H14, occurring in the volatile oil of the common cumin, Cuminum cyminum, and existing in three forms, the ortho, meta, and para isomers. Cf. para cymene. [1860 65; < Gk… …   Universalium

  • cymene — /ˈsaɪmin/ (say suymeen) noun an unsaturated, terpene hydrocarbon, C10H14, with a pleasant smell, occurring in the volatile oil of the common cumin, Cuminum cyminum, and existing in three isomeric forms, ortho , meta , and para cymene. {cym… …   Australian English dictionary

  • cymene — cimenas statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₃C₆H₄CH(CH₃)₂ atitikmenys: angl. cymene rus. цимен; цимол ryšiai: sinonimas – 1 izopropil 4 metilbenzenas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • cymene — noun any of several isomeric naturally occurring terpenoid hydrocarbons; a constituent of a number of essential oils, most commonly the oil of cumin and thyme …   Wiktionary

  • cymene — cy·mene …   English syllables

  • cymene — noun any of three isotopes of a colorless aromatic liquid hydrocarbon occurring in the volatile oil of cumin and thyme and used in the manufacture of synthetic resins • Hypernyms: ↑hydrocarbon …   Useful english dictionary

  • (Cymene)ruthenium dichloride dimer — Other names Dichloro(p cymene)ruthenium(II) dimer …   Wikipedia

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