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.

Nearby words

  1. divining rod,
  2. divinity,
  3. divinity school,
  4. divinize,
  5. divinyl ether,
  6. divinópolis,
  7. divisi,
  8. divisibility,
  9. divisible,
  10. division

Origin of divinylbenzene


Also called vinylstyrene.

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