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Alicyclic compound

Definition of the noun alicyclic compound

What does alicyclic compound mean as a name of something?


  1. an aliphatic compound that contains a ring of atoms
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic term: aliphatic compound = organic compound that is an alkane or alkene or alkyne or their derivative


Alicyclic compound: An alicyclic compound is an organic compound that is both aliphatic and cyclic. They contain one or more all-carbon rings which may be either saturated or unsaturated, but do not have aromatic character. Alicyclic compounds may have one or more aliphatic side chains attached.

  • also known as 脂环族化合物

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Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (2008)

by John Daintith

alicyclic compound A compound that containsa ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Vitamins and Pharmacochemistry (2006)

by Henry Philippsborn

Alginsäure f; Alginat n acide malginique; alginate m ácido malgínico; alginato m alicyclic compound (Mol.) (Organic cyclic compound, without the benzene ring; e.g. cyclohexane (C6H12).) alizyklische Verbindung f composém alicyclique ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

alicyclic hydrocarbon (alicyclic compound; cyclane; alicyclic). a cyclic aliphatic hydrocarbon ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

albumin albuminous cell alburnum alcoholic fermentation alcohols aldehydes aldohexose aldol aldol reaction aldose aldosterone algae algal bloom algebra algebraic sum Algol algorithm alicyclic compound alignment alimentary canal ...

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

polyene Any unsaturated aliphatic or alicyclic compound containing more than four carbon atoms in the chain and having at least two double bonds. Examples are pentadiene, cyclooctatriene.

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

An alicyclic compound is an organic compound containing a saturated ring of carbon atoms, such as a cycloparaffin or other hydroaromatic compound. See Hydrocarbons. An Aliphatic compound is an organic compound without ring structures ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Automotive Engineering (2015)

by David Crolla

Figure 2 shows temperature toughness of a newly developed traction fluid with alicyclic compound, Fluid 2, compared to a fluid with aromatic compound, Fluid 1, at a microslip of 4% test (Tsubouchi et al., 1990). The former has a high stiffness ...

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