cyclooctatetraene

cyclooctatetraene
\\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at cyclo-+ˌäktəˈte.trəˌēn\ noun (-s)
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cycl- + octa- + tetra- + -ene
: a liquid unsaturated cyclic hydrocarbon C8H8 that resembles benzene in its cyclic completely conjugated structure but is much more reactive than benzene and is usually made by catalytic polymerization of acetylene under pressure

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/suy'kloh ok'teuh te"treuh een'/, n. Chem.
a colorless, flammable liquid cyclic hydrocarbon, C8H8, used in organic research.
[CYCLO- + OCTA- + TETRA- + -ENE]

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