straight chain love

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An organic molecular structure in the form of an unbranched open chain.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A structural element of a molecule consisting of an unbranched sequence of atoms or simple groups, especially such a sequence of methylene groups in a aliphatic compound

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an open chain of atoms with no side chains

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