Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A colorless liquid, C4H5Cl, that polymerizes to neoprene.

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  • noun organic chemistry The chlorinated derivative of butadiene 2-chloro-1,3-butadiene that is used (via polymerization) in the manufacture of synthetic rubber.

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  • noun derivative of butadiene used in making neoprene by polymerization

Etymologies

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

[chloro– + (iso)prene.]

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chloro- +‎ isoprene

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