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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 previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

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

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (2016)

by Richard Rennie, Jonathan Law

alicyclic compound suffix -al. Examples of aldehydes are methanal ( formaldehyde), HCOH, and ethanal (acetaldehyde), CH3CHO. Aldehydes are formed by oxidation of primary *alcohols; further oxidation yields carboxylic acids. They are ...

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 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 ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

7noun an alicyclic compound. – origin late 19th cent.: blend of ALIPHATIC and CYCLIC. 40 alidade /ˈalɪdeɪd/ 7noun a sighting device or pointer for determining directions or measuring angles, used in surveying and (formerly) astronomy.

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