Definition of Indene

1. Noun. A colorless liquid hydrocarbon extracted from petroleum or coal tar and used in making synthetic resins.

Generic synonyms: Hydrocarbon



Definition of Indene

1. Noun. (organic compound) The bicyclic hydrocarbon consisting of a benzene ring fused to one of cyclopentadiene. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Indene

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of Indene

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indemnifiers
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indemonstrability
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indene (current term)
indenes
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indenol
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indent
indentation
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Literary usage of Indene

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Karl Schorlemmer (1892)
"THE indene GROUP. 2552 The compounds of this group are derived from indene, a hydrocarbon which occurs in coal-tar. It is intermediate in constitution ..."

2. Victor Von Richter's Organic Chemistry ; Or, Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds by Victor von Richter (1900)
"... of a condensed pyridine and indene ring. Thus, from p-oiy- quinoline and chlorine by various transformations of the primary reaction ..."

3. 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). ..."

4. Victor Von Richter's Organic Chemistry; Or, Chemistry of the Carbon by Victor von Richter, Richard Anschütz, Georg Schroeter (1900)
"Very appreciable amounts of indene are also present in the condensation products resulting from the chilling of illuminating gas (B. 28, 1331). ..."

5. Victor Von Richter's Organic Chemistry; Or, Chemistry of the Carbon by Victor von Richter, Richard Anschütz, Georg Schroeter (1900)
"Very appreciable amounts of indene are also present in the condensation ... When heated to redness two molecules of indene unite, with the exit of four ..."

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