noun Etymology: chlor- + isoprene Date: 1931 a colorless liquid C4H5Cl used especially in making neoprene by polymerization

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  • chloroprène — ● chloroprène nom masculin Chlorobutadiène CH2≅CCl―CH≅CH2, dont la polymérisation donne un caoutchouc synthétique (Néoprène ou Duprène). chloroprène [klɔʀopʀɛn] n. m. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe; de chloro , et prène (→ Néoprène). ❖ ♦ Chim., techn. Dérivé du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • chloroprene — [klôr′əprēn΄] n. [ CHLORO + (ISO)PRENE] a colorless liquid, H2C:CHCCl:CH2, made from acetylene: it can be polymerized to form neoprene …   English World dictionary

  • Chloroprene — A possible carcinogen (cancer causing agent) primarily used in the production of the elastomer polychloroprene (neoprene). The US government in 2000 classified chloroprene as reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen. In laboratory animal… …   Medical dictionary

  • chloroprene — chlorprenas statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₂=CClCH=CH₂ atitikmenys: angl. chloroprene rus. хлоропрен ryšiai: sinonimas – 2 chlor 1,3 butadienas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • chloroprene — /klawr euh preen , klohr /, n. a colorless, slightly water soluble liquid, C4H5Cl, usually produced by the reaction of vinylacetylene with hydrochloric acid, that polymerizes to neoprene. [1930 35; CHLORO 2 + (ISO)PRENE] * * * …   Universalium

  • chloroprene — noun The chlorinated derivative of butadiene 2 chloro 1,3 butadiene that is used (via polymerization) in the manufacture of synthetic rubber …   Wiktionary

  • chloroprene — chlo·ro·prene …   English syllables

  • chloroprene — chlo•ro•prene [[t]ˈklɔr əˌprin, ˈkloʊr [/t]] n. chem. a colorless liquid, C4H5Cl, that polymerizes to neoprene • Etymology: 1930–35; chloro II+ (iso ) prene …   From formal English to slang

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