Definition of Epoxide

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) Any of a class of organic compound, cyclic ethers, having a three-membered ring; they are prepared by the selective oxidation of alkenes or by ring-closure of halohydrins; used to make plastics. ¹



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Definition of Epoxide

1. an epoxy compound [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epoxide

epopoeias
epoprostenol
epopt
epopteia
epopteias
epopts
epos
eposes
epotation
epotations
epothilone
epothilones
epoxidation
epoxidations
epoxide (current term)
epoxide hydrolases
epoxides
epoxidize
epoxidized
epoxidizes
epoxidizing
epoxied
epoxies
epoxy
epoxy glue
epoxy resin
epoxy resins
epoxyalcohol
epoxycholesterol

Literary usage of Epoxide

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"However, it is possible that A1C13 does take part in the complexation of the epoxide, without affecting the formation of VII if one considers that from a ..."

2. Sample Preparation Products Application Bibliography (1993)
"... Heptachlor epoxide from Serum (Phase/Analysis: C18/GC) Ml 165, Heptachlor from Serum (Phase/Analysis: ... Heptachlor epoxide from Food (Phase/Analysis: ..."

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