limonene
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from French limon lemon, from Middle French Date: 1845 a widely distributed terpene hydrocarbon C10H16 that occurs in essential oils (as of oranges or lemons) and has a lemon odor

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  • Limonene — Limonène Limonène Structure du R Limonène Général Nom IUPAC 1 méthyl 4 prop 1 èn 2 yl cyclohexène …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Limonène — Structure du R Limonène Général Nom IUPAC 1 méthyl 4 prop 1 èn 2 yl cyclohexène …   Wikipédia en Français

  • limonène — [ limɔnɛn ] n. m. • 1905; de 3. limon et ène ♦ Chim. Hydrocarbure de la famille des terpènes, qu on rencontre dans les essences de citron, de bergamote, etc. ● limonène nom masculin (arabe līmūn, citron) Hydrocarbure terpénique C10H16, employé… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • limonene — n. a liquid terpene with a lemon odor; found in lemons and oranges and other essential oils. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • limonene — [lim′ə nēn΄] n. [< ModL Limonum (< Fr limon, LEMON) + ENE] any of three isomeric terpenes, C10H16, present in many plant products such as lemon peel, orange oil, pine needles, peppermint, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Limonene — Not to be confused with Lemonene. Limonene …   Wikipedia

  • limonene — /lim euh neen /, n. Chem. a liquid terpene, C40H16, occurring in two optically different forms, the dextrorotatory form being present in the essential oils of lemon, orange, etc., and the levorotatory form in Douglas fir needle oil. [1835 45; <… …   Universalium

  • limonene — limonenas statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₃C₆H₈C(CH₃)=CH₂ atitikmenys: angl. carvene; citrene; limonene rus. карвен; лимонен ryšiai: sinonimas – karvenas sinonimas – (+)4 izopropenil 1 metilcikloheksenas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • limonene — noun A monoterpene hydrocarbon 1 methyl 4 prop 1 en 2 yl cyclohexene found in the essential oils of oranges, lemons and similar fruit, and mainly responsible for their fragrance …   Wiktionary

  • limonene — lim·o·nene lim ə .nēn n a liquid terpene hydrocarbon C10H16 that has an odor like a lemon, exists in dextrorotatory, levorotatory, and racemic forms, and occurs in many essential oils compare DIPENTENE …   Medical dictionary

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