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Either of two volatile isomeric terpene liquids, C10H16, which are the major constituents of turpentine and are used as solvents and in making resins.
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(Elements & Compounds) either of two isomeric terpenes, found in many essential oils and constituting the main part of oil of turpentine. The commonest structural isomer (α-pinene) is used in the manufacture of camphor, solvents, plastics, and insecticides. Formula: C10H16
[C20: from pine1 + -ene]
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a liquid terpene, C10H16, the principal constituent of oil of turpentine, used chiefly in the manufacture of camphor.
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