Definition of Styrene

1. Noun. A colorless oily liquid; the monomer for polystyrene.

Exact synonyms: Cinnamene, Phenylethylene, Vinylbenzene
Specialized synonyms: Polystyrene
Generic synonyms: Polyvinyl Resin, Vinyl Polymer, Vinyl Resin



Definition of Styrene

1. Noun. (chemistry) an aromatic hydrocarbon, vinyl-benzene; a colourless, oily liquid, used in the manufacture of polymers such as polystyrene ¹

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Definition of Styrene

1. a liquid hydrocarbon [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Styrene

styptic
styptic pencil
styptic weed
styptical
stypticity
styptick
styptics
styracin
styracosaur
styracosaurus
styrax
styrax family
styraxes
styre
styred
styrene (current term)
styrene-butadiene-styrene
styrenes
styrenyl
styres
styring
styrofoam
styrofoams
styrol
styrolene
styrolenes
styryl
styrylchromone
styrylchromones
styrylpyrone

Literary usage of Styrene

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1. An Introduction to the Study of the Compounds of Carbon, Or, Organic Chemistry by Ira Remsen, William Ridgely Orndorff (1922)
"CH=:CH2 + CO2, Cinnamic acid styrene and by the polymerization of acetylene ... styrene like ethyl- ene (277) combines with chlorine and bromine, ..."

2. An Introduction to the Study of the Compounds of Carbon; Or, Organic Chemistry by Ira Remsen (1910)
"styrene, phenyl-ethylene ... What does this reaction suggest with regard to the relation between cinnamic acid and styrene ? ..."

3. An Introduction to the Study of the Compounds of Carbon; Or, Organic Chemistry by Ira Remsen (1894)
"styrene, phenyl-ethylene, O,ft^ C6H5.CH.CH2). ... What does this reaction suggest with regard to the relation between cinnamic acid and styrene? ..."

4. An Introduction to the Study of the Compounds of Carbon, Or, Organic Chemistry by Ira Remsen (1894)
"styrene, phenyl-ethylene ... What does this reaction suggest with regard to the relation between cinnamic acid and styrene? ..."

5. An Introduction to the Study of the Compounds of Carbon: Or, Organic Chemistry by Ira Remsen (1901)
"styrene, phenyl-ethylene ... What does this reaction suggest with regard to the relation between cinnamic acid and styrene? ..."

6. An Introduction to the Study of the Compounds of Carbon; Or, Organic Chemistry by Ira Remsen (1899)
"styrene, phenyl-ethylene ... What does this reaction suggest with regard to the relation between cinnamic acid and styrene? ..."

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