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  • ethylenic — adjective a) Containing ethylene or an ethylene derivative an ethylenic polymer b) Pertaining to or characteristic of ethylene the ethylenic double bond …   Wiktionary

  • ethylenic — See ethylene. * * * …   Universalium

  • ethylenic — eth·yl·e·nic …   English syllables

  • ethylenic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ethylenic isomerism — noun : cis trans isomerism a …   Useful english dictionary

  • ethylenic linkage — noun see ethylene linkage …   Useful english dictionary

  • ethylene — ethylenic /eth euh lee nik, len ik/, adj. /eth euh leen /, Chem. adj. 1. containing the ethylene group. n. 2. Also called ethene, olefiant gas. a colorless, flammable gas, C2H4, having a sweet, unpleasant odor and taste, the first member of the… …   Universalium

  • Acrylic — A*cryl ic, a. 1. (Chem.) Of or containing acryl, the hypothetical radical of which acrolein is the hydride; as, acrylic acid. The characteristic residue in an acrylic compound is the carbonyl group attached directly to an ethylenic carbon. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ethylene — noun Date: circa 1852 1. a colorless flammable gaseous unsaturated hydrocarbon C2H4 that is found in coal gas, can be produced by pyrolysis of petroleum hydrocarbons, and occurs in plants functioning especially as a natural growth regulator that… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Aromaticity — is a chemical property in which a conjugated ring of unsaturated bonds, lone pairs, or empty orbitals exhibit a stabilization stronger than would be expected by the stabilization of conjugation alone. It can also be considered a manifestation of… …   Wikipedia

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