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vinylidene

/ (vaɪˈnɪlɪˌdiːn) /

noun

(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the group CH 2 :Ca vinylidene group or radical; vinylidene chloride; a vinylidene resin

Nearby words

vinylate, vinylation, vinylbenzene, vinylethyl ether, vinylethylene, vinylidene, vinylidene chloride, vinylidene group, vinylidene resin, vinylite, vinylstyrene

Word Origin for vinylidene

C20: from vinyl + -ide + -ene
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