Definition of Diolefin

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) An olefin that has two double bonds; a diene ¹



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Definition of Diolefin

1. a hydrocarbon [n -S] - See also: hydrocarbon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diolefin

dioecy
dioestrous
dioestrual
dioestruses
diogenes
diogenite
diogenites
diogenitic
dioic
dioicus
diol
diolamine
diolate
diolefin (current term)
diolefins
diolein
dioleins
diols
diomedea
diomignite
dionaea
dionaeas
diones
dionine
dionysia
dionysiac
dionysias
dioon

Literary usage of Diolefin

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1. The Medical student's manual of chemistry by Rudolph August Witthaus (1906)
"CH:C(CH3)2, are examples, respectively, of olefin and diolefin ketones. They are produced together by the action of dehydrating agents, such as H2S04 and ..."

2. Gasoline and Other Motor Fuels by Carleton Ellis, Joseph V. Meigs (1921)
"diolefin formation appears to be a side reaction which takes place to a fairly considerable extent in the cracking of oils. The diolefins are, however, ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"... which contained starting material 1 and the diolefin 5 as main components. Chromatog- raphy, which was followed by long-wavelength ultraviolet light, ..."

4. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"... depolymerization the corresponding diolefin monomers instead of (b). This shows that at least in reactions of ..."

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