acyclic terpene

a·cy·clic ter·pene
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey-sahy-klik, ey-sik-lik tur-peen]
    • /eɪˈsaɪ klɪk, eɪˈsɪk lɪk ˈtɜr pin/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey-sahy-klik, ey-sik-lik tur-peen]
    • /eɪˈsaɪ klɪk, eɪˈsɪk lɪk ˈtɜr pin/

Definitions of acyclic terpene words

  • noun acyclic terpene (originally) any of a class of monocyclic hydrocarbons of the formula C 10 H 16 , obtained from plants. 1
  • noun acyclic terpene this class or any of its oxygenated derivatives, any hydrocarbon from the same source having the formula C 5 H 8 (hemiterpene) the formula C 10 H 16 with an aliphatic structure (acyclic terpene) or two-ringed structure (bicyclic terpene) the formula C 15 H 24 (sesquiterpene) etc., and any of their oxygenated derivatives. 1

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Origin of acyclic terpene

First appearance:

before 1865
One of the 28% newest English words
1865-70; alteration of terebene, with p from turpentine

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