from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. (chemistry) Any organic compound having a general formula (CH2)n
- n. (in combination) Any of many organic compounds either having a polymeric structure of repeating -CH2- groups
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cyclic compound containing three or more methylene groups. The most important are the naphthenes or derivatives of hexamethylene or hexahydrobenzene.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.