noun Date: 1930 an epoxy compound

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  • Epoxide — Epoxide,   nach der systematischen chemischen Nomenklatur Oxirane, sehr reaktionsfähige organische Verbindungen, die einen dreigliedrigen Ring mit einem Sauerstoffatom die (Epoxidgruppe) enthalten. Die Epoxide werden z. B. aus Chlorhydrinen durch …   Universal-Lexikon

  • epoxide — [ep äk′sīd΄] n. a compound containing the epoxy group …   English World dictionary

  • Epoxide — A generic epoxide. An epoxide is a cyclic ether with three ring atoms. This ring approximately defines an equilateral triangle, which makes it highly strained. The strained ring makes epoxides more reactive than other ethers. Simple epoxides are… …   Wikipedia

  • epoxide — /e pok suyd, i pok /, n. Chem. an organic chemical that contains a group consisting of an oxygen atom bound to two already connected atoms, usually carbon (epoxy group). Cf. epoxy (def. 2). [EP + OXIDE] * * * ▪ chemical compound       cyclic… …   Universalium

  • Epoxide — Ethylenoxid mit der blau markierten Oxiran Gruppe. Die Epoxide (auch „Epoxyde“, nach dem Hantzsch Widman System Oxirane) oder Oxacyclopropane (nach der Austauschnomenklatur) sind in der Chemie eine Stoffgruppe sehr reaktionsfähiger, cyclischer,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • epoxide — epoksidas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Oksirano darinys. atitikmenys: angl. alkene oxide; epoxide rus. окись алкена; эпоксид ryšiai: sinonimas – alkeno oksidas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • epoxide — noun Any of a class of organic compound, cyclic ethers, having a three membered ring; they are prepared by the selective oxidation of alkenes or by ring closure of halohydrins; used to make plastics. Syn: alkylene oxide …   Wiktionary

  • epoxide — epox·ide (ə pokґsīd) an organic compound containing a reactive group resulting from the union of an oxygen atom with two other atoms, usually carbon, that are themselves joined together. Commonly referred to as epoxy. See also epoxy… …   Medical dictionary

  • epoxide — n. (Chemistry) epoxy compound; chemical compound of oxygen and carbon …   English contemporary dictionary

  • epoxide — [ɪ pɒksʌɪd] noun Chemistry an organic compound whose molecule contains a three membered ring involving an oxygen atom and two carbon atoms. Origin 1930s: from epi + oxide …   English new terms dictionary

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