cyclooctatetraene

[ sahy-kloh-ok-tuh-te-truh-een ]
/ ˌsaɪ kloʊˌɒk təˈtɛ trəˌin /

noun Chemistry.

a colorless, flammable liquid cyclic hydrocarbon, C8H8, used in organic research.

Nearby words

  1. cyclone cellar,
  2. cyclone fence,
  3. cyclone furnace,
  4. cyclonic,
  5. cyclonite,
  6. cycloolefin,
  7. cycloparaffin,
  8. cyclopean,
  9. cyclopean concrete,
  10. cyclopedia

Origin of cyclooctatetraene


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