Ring formula


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(Chem.) a graphic formula in the shape of a closed ring, as in the case of benzene, pyridine, etc. See Illust. under Benzene.

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Malcolm's expertise certainly came in handy when he, Boro favourite Bernie Slaven and Sunderland star Eric Gates - later replaced by Micky Horswill - took to the airwaves 14 years ago with The Legends, soon becoming the North East's most popular radio show with their triangular boxing ring formula for fighting talk and banter.
This man whisks the sheets on and off the machine so quickly that students, despairing of copying down things like biochemical purine ring formulas, try to calculate the professor's TPM rate--transparencies per minute.