triene

[ trahy-een ]
/ ˈtraɪ in /

noun Chemistry.

any compound containing three double bonds.

Nearby words

  1. trieciously,
  2. tried,
  3. tried and true,
  4. tried-and-true,
  5. triella,
  6. triennial,
  7. triennium,
  8. triens,
  9. trient,
  10. trientes

Origin of triene

First recorded in 1925–30; tri- + -ene

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British Dictionary definitions for triene

triene

/ (ˈtraɪˌiːn) /

noun

a chemical compound containing three double bonds
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