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benzene ring

benzene ring

n.
A hexagonal ring arrangement found in benzene and other aromatic compounds, consisting of six carbon atoms with alternating single and double bonds between them, and with each carbon atom bonded to a hydrogen atom, or to other atoms or groups of atoms in derivatives of benzene.

benzene ring

n
(Elements & Compounds) the hexagonal ring of bonded carbon atoms in the benzene molecule or its derivatives. Also called: benzene nucleus See also Kekulé formula

ben′zene ring`


n.
the graphic representation of the structure of benzene as a hexagon with a carbon atom at each of its points, each carbon atom united with an atom of hydrogen.
[1875–80]
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Noun1.benzene ring - a closed chain of 6 carbon atoms with hydrogen atoms attached
benzene, benzine, benzol - a colorless liquid hydrocarbon; highly inflammable; carcinogenic; the simplest of the aromatic compounds
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12 showed the typical 1,2,4 and 1,3,5-tri-substituted benzene rings, respectively.
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DDT is a mixture of three forms of the chemical, one of which has enantiomers--not due to the presence of an asymmetric carbon but the relative position of the chlorine atoms on each of the molecule's two benzene rings.
Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons or PAH are composed of a number of benzene rings, such as napthalene with two benzene rings: [FORMULA DATA OMITTED]
In the syndiotactic form of PS, the pendant benzene rings alternate regularly on opposite sides of the polymer TABULAR DATA OMITTED backbone.
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