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Kekulé's formula

[key-kuh-leyz] /ˈkeɪ kəˌleɪz/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
the structural formula of benzene represented as a hexagonal ring with alternate single and double bonds between the carbon atoms.
Origin of Kekulé's formula
1935-1940
1935-40; named after F. A. Kekulé von Stradonitz
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