aromaticity

[ar-uh-muh-tis-i-tee, uh-roh-muh-]

noun

the quality or state of being aromatic.
Chemistry. the property of being or resembling any of the aromatic compounds.

Nearby words

  1. aromatherapy,
  2. aromatic,
  3. aromatic compound,
  4. aromatic series,
  5. aromatic spirits of ammonia,
  6. aromatization,
  7. aromatize,
  8. aron,
  9. aron kodesh,
  10. aroostook

Origin of aromaticity


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British Dictionary definitions for aromaticity

aromaticity

noun

the property of certain planar cyclic conjugated molecules, esp benzene, of behaving like unsaturated molecules and undergoing substitution reactions rather than addition as a result of delocalization of electrons in the ring
the quality or state of having an aroma
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