Definition of Fluorene

1. n. A colorless, crystalline hydrocarbon, C13H10 having a beautiful violet fluorescence; whence its name. It occurs in the higher boiling products of coal tar, and is obtained artificially.



Definition of Fluorene

1. Noun. (organic compound) A polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon consisting of two benzene rings joined together directly, and also via a methylene bridge; it is used in light-emitting diodes. ¹

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Definition of Fluorene

1. a chemical compound [n -S]

Medical Definition of Fluorene

1. A colourless, crystalline hydrocarbon, C13H10 having a beautiful violet fluorescence; whence its name. It occurs in the higher boiling products of coal tar, and is obtained artificially. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fluorene

fluohydric
fluometuron
fluophosphate
fluophosphates
fluor-
fluor albus
fluor spar
fluoral
fluorane
fluoranthene
fluoranthenes
fluorapatite
fluorated
fluorcaphite
fluorene (current term)
fluorenes
fluorenol
fluorenols
fluorenone
fluorenones
fluorenyl
fluorenylidene
fluorenylidenes
fluorescamine
fluorescamines
fluoresce
fluoresced
fluorescein
fluorescein-5-isothiocyanate

Literary usage of Fluorene

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The lowest triplet energy level of fluorene is lower than that of anthrone ... A mixture of I (2 X 10~4 M) and fluorene (1 X 10~2 M) was excited through a ..."

2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1908)
"None of the hydrocarbons which accompany fluorene in coal-tar, acenaphthene, ... The fluorene-sodium can be separated by mechanical means from the mixture, ..."

3. Coal-tar and Ammonia by Georg Lunge (1916)
"Preparation of Phenanthrene, fluorene, and Carbazol, as By-products. Very many endeavours have been made for utilizing these constant companions of ..."

4. Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds; Or, Organic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1885)
"C6H<X fluorene Alcohol, I ;;CH.OH, results in the action of sodium amalgam rH ' upon the ... CO2H,— fluorene Carboxylic Acid. This is insoluble in water, ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1904)
"On some Derivatives of fluorene. By Miss IDA SMEDLEY. 3. Action of Diastase on the Starch Granules of Rain and Malted Barley. By ARTHUR R. LING, ..."

6. Victor Von Richter's Organic Chemistry; Or, Chemistry of the Carbon by Victor von Richter, Richard Anschütz, Georg Schroeter (1900)
"fluorene GROUP. Just as phenanthrene, chrysene, and picene were regarded as symmetrical o2-ethylene derivatives of diphenyl, ..."

7. A Compendium of Chemistry by Carl Arnold (1904)
"Indene and fluorene Compounds. These contain benzene and pentamethylene rings (p. 464) with common C atoms (structure, p. 513). ..."

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