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A colorless organic liquid, C9H8, obtained from coal tar and used in preparing synthetic resins.

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(Elements & Compounds) a colourless liquid hydrocarbon extracted from petroleum and coal tar and used in making synthetic resins. Formula: C9H8
[C20: from indole + -ene]
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Noun1.indene - a colorless liquid hydrocarbon extracted from petroleum or coal tar and used in making synthetic resins
hydrocarbon - an organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen
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A tire rubber composition comprising 40 to 180 parts by weight of carbon black having a nitrogen adsorption specific surface area of 80 to 400 [m.sup.2]/g and 1 to 100 parts by weight of aromatic copolymer blended in 100 parts by weight of diene rubber, the aromatic copolymer being a copolymer of an a-methylstyrene derivative represented by the general formula (I) and indene.
89-94) e, assim, capaz de firmar um pretenso nucleo compreensivo sobre a tematica, que, por certo, nao se encontra indene de criticas.
According to the GC-MS analysis, naphthalene and its derivatives and polycyclic hydrocarbon such as indene and its derivatives as the main components accounted for 50% and approximately 20% of the liquid product, respectively.
AHCs detected in the RPC include 33 homologues of benzene, 9 homologues of fluorine, 26 homologues of naphthalene, 10 homologues of anthracene, 12 homologues of phenanthrene, 4 homologues of indene, and 36 condensed arenes with carbon atoms number greater than 4.
The analysis of component composition of sewage of this production showed that it is necessary to understand the sum of the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) as the term "tarry substances", mainly naphthalene and its derivatives, diphenyl, indene, an anthracene and phenanthrene [1].
Este valor tem um carater preciso e positivo e o expropriado deve ser especialmente indenizado por isso, porque ele tem direito ao valor inteiro que possui a propriedade especialmente para ele e deve ele sair da expropriacao perfeitamente indene (...).
Recently, our research group published an article on the terpolymerization of St, Ip, and Bd with a neodymium (Nd)-based catalyst system composed of Nd alcoholates, methylaluminoxane, indene, and Bd [7c,d].