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chlo·ro·prene

 (klôr′ə-prēn′)
n.
A colorless liquid, C4H5Cl, that polymerizes to neoprene.

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chloroprene

(ˈklɔːrəʊˌpriːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless liquid derivative of butadiene that is used in making neoprene rubbers; 2-chloro-1,2-butadiene. Formula: CH2:CHCCl:CH2
[C20: from chloro- + (iso)prene]
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chlo•ro•prene

(ˈklɔr əˌprin, ˈkloʊr-)

n.
a colorless liquid, C4H5Cl, that polymerizes to neoprene.
[1930–35; chloro-2 + (iso) prene]
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Noun1.chloroprene - derivative of butadiene used in making neoprene by polymerization
butadiene - a gaseous hydrocarbon C4H6; used in making synthetic rubbers
neoprene - a synthetic rubber that is resistant to oils and aging; used in waterproof products
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