thiophen

thiophene (ˈθaɪəʊˌfiːn)

/ (ˈθaɪəʊˌfɛn) /

noun

a colourless liquid heterocyclic compound found in the benzene fraction of coal tar and manufactured from butane and sulphur. It has an odour resembling that of benzene and is used as a solvent and in the manufacture of dyes, pharmaceuticals, and resins. Formula: C 4 H 4 SAlso called: thiofuran

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