cycloparaffin
noun Date: 1900 a saturated cyclic hydrocarbon of the formula CnH2n

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cycloparaffin — [sī΄klō par′ə fin] n. [ CYCLO + PARAFFIN] any of a series of saturated alicyclic hydrocarbons of the general formula CnH2n, having a closed chain of three or more carbon atoms, as cyclohexane …   English World dictionary

  • Cycloparaffin — Die Cycloalkane (Cyclane, ältere Bezeichnung: Naphthene, Cycloparaffine) sind eine Stoffgruppe von ringförmigen, gesättigten Kohlenwasserstoffen. In der Systematik der organischen Chemie zählt man sie zu den alicyclischen Verbindungen. Die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cycloparaffin — /suy kleuh par euh fin, sik leuh /, n. Chem. any of the homologous series of saturated, alicyclic hydrocarbons having the general formula CnH2n. [1895 1900; CYCLO + PARAFFIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • cycloparaffin — noun a cycloalkane …   Wiktionary

  • Cycloparaffin — Cy|c|lo|pa|r|af|fin [↑ Paraffin (2)]: svw. ↑ Cycloalkan …   Universal-Lexikon

  • cycloparaffin — cy·clo·paraffin …   English syllables

  • cycloparaffin — n. Chem. = CYCLOALKANE …   Useful english dictionary

  • Methylcyclohexane — IU …   Wikipedia

  • naphthene — noun Date: 1884 cycloparaffin • naphthenic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cycloalkane — cy·clo·al·kane (sī klō ălʹkān) n. An alicyclic hydrocarbon with a saturated ring. Also called cycloparaffin. * * * …   Universalium

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