Definition of Benzofuran

1. Noun. A colorless oily compound extracted from coal tar and used in manufacturing synthetic resins.

Exact synonyms: Coumarone, Cumarone
Generic synonyms: Chemical Compound, Compound



Definition of Benzofuran

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) Any of a class of bicyclic heterocycles consisting of a benzene ring fused with one of furan. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Benzofuran

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Benzofuran

benzoates
benzobarbital
benzocaine
benzocaines
benzoctamine
benzocyclic
benzocycloheptene
benzocycloheptenes
benzodiazepine
benzodiazepines
benzodioxol
benzodioxole
benzodithiophene
benzoflavones
benzofluorene
benzofuran (current term)
benzofurans
benzofuranyl
benzoheterocycle
benzoheterocycles
benzohydroquinone
benzoic
benzoic acid
benzoic aldehyde
benzoin
benzoinated
benzoinated lard
benzoins
benzoisochromanequinone
benzoisothiazole

Literary usage of Benzofuran

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The structures of III and IV were established by nmr spectral data and by comparison with authentic samples. The benzofuran III was prepared from phenoxy- ..."

2. Drinking Water Distribution Systems: Assessing and Reducing Risks by National Academies Press, National Research Council (U.S.), National Academies Press (U.S. (2006)
"... included toluene, indan, indene, naphthalene, xylene, and benzofuran. The event was initially detected first by customer complaints about off odors. ..."

3. Assessing the Human Health Risks of Trichloroethylene: Key Scientific Issues by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"Among the six test compounds (benzofuran, bromodichloromethane, captafol, nitrobenzene, ochratoxin A, and trichloroethylene), trichloroethylene and ..."

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