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decahydronaphthalene

dec·a·hy·dro·naph·tha·lene
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [dek-uh-hahy-droh-naf-thuh-leen, -nap-]
    • /ˌdɛk əˌhaɪ droʊˈnæf θəˌlin, -ˈnæp-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [dek-uh-hahy-droh-naf-thuh-leen, -nap-]
    • /ˌdɛk əˌhaɪ droʊˈnæf θəˌlin, -ˈnæp-/

Definitions of decahydronaphthalene word

  • noun decahydronaphthalene a colorless, aromatic liquid, C 10 H 18 , insoluble in water and soluble in alcohol and ether: used as a solvent for oils, fats, etc., in cleaning fluids, lubricants, etc. 1
  • noun decahydronaphthalene (organic chemistry) A bicyclic cycloalkane consisting of two fused cyclohexane rings; it is used as an industrial solvent. 0

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Origin of decahydronaphthalene

First appearance:

before 1875
One of the 25% newest English words
First recorded in 1875-80; deca- + hydro-2 + naphthalene

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Parts of speech for Decahydronaphthalene

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decahydronaphthalene popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 66% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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