Definition of Picene

1. n. A hydrocarbon (C&?;H&?;) extracted from the pitchy residue of coal tar and petroleum as a bluish fluorescent crystalline substance.



Definition of Picene

1. Noun. (organic compound) A polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon consisting of five fused benzene rings; an isomer of pentacene. ¹

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Definition of Picene

1. a hydrocarbon [n -S]

Medical Definition of Picene

1. A hydrocarbon (CH) extracted from the pitchy residue of coal tar and petroleum as a bluish fluorescent crystalline substance. See: Piceous. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Picene

piccaninnies
piccaninny
piccanins
piccata
piccies
piccolo
piccoloist
piccoloists
piccolos
piccy
pice
picea
piceatannol
piceatannols
picenadol
picene (current term)
picenes
piceous
pichey
pichi
pichia
pichiciago
pichiciego
pichinde virus
picholine
picholines
pichurim
pichurim bean
pichurims
pichvai

Literary usage of Picene

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1. The Examination of Hydrocarbon Oils and of Saponifiable Fats and Waxes by David Holde (1922)
"R. By-products of the Petroleum Industry I. BY-PRODUCTS OF DISTILLATION (a) picene Fraction. After the main products (naphtha, kerosene, gas-oil, ..."

2. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Karl Schorlemmer (1892)
"When distilled over zinc dust it is reconverted into picene.7 Hydrides of picene also occur in the high boiling oils obtained from lignite-tar, ..."

3. Victor Von Richter's Organic Chemistry; Or, Chemistry of the Carbon by Victor von Richter (1899)
"picene is oxidized by chromic acid to an orange-red quinone, ... which, like chrysene, is changed on the one hand to picene ..."

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