from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A cyclic compound containing three or more methylene groups. The most important are the naphthenes or derivatives of hexamethylene or hexahydrobenzene.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun obsolete (
chemistry) Any organic compoundhaving a general formula(CH2)n
- noun chemistry (in combination) Any of many organic compounds either having a
polymericstructure of repeating -CH2- groups
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