from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A hydrocarbon (C8H8) produced by the polymerization of acetylene, and from benzene and other hydrocarbons at high temperatures.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) Styrene (which was formerly called cinnamene because obtained from cinnamic acid). See styrene.

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  • noun organic chemistry, dated styrene

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  • noun a colorless oily liquid; the monomer for polystyrene


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cinnamic +‎ -ene, because derived from cinnamic acid.


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  • The first, which came over between 143° and 145°, and which amounted to 80 per cent. of the whole, consisted of pure cinnamene or styrolene (C_ H_ .

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 620, November 19,1887


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