divinylbenzene

[ dahy-vahyn-l-ben-zeen, -ben-zeen ]
/ daɪˌvaɪn lˈbɛn zin, -bɛnˈzin /

noun Chemistry.

a clear liquid, C10H10, easily polymerized, used in the manufacture of rubbers, drying oils, ion-exchange resins, and polyesters.

Origin of divinylbenzene

Also called vinylstyrene.
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