aromatic compound

noun
a hydrocarbon containing one or more benzene rings that are characteristic of the benzene series of compounds
Hypernyms: ↑hydrocarbon

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Chem.
an organic compound that contains one or more benzene or equivalent heterocyclic rings: many such compounds have an agreeable odor.
[1865-70]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • aromatic compound — noun Any compound which exhibits aromaticity …   Wiktionary

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  • condensed aromatic compound — kondensuotasis aromatinis junginys statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Junginys, turintis molekulėje bent du aromatinius žiedus, susijungusius dviem bendrais C atomais. atitikmenys: angl. condensed aromatic compound; fused aromatic compound rus …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • fused aromatic compound — kondensuotasis aromatinis junginys statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Junginys, turintis molekulėje bent du aromatinius žiedus, susijungusius dviem bendrais C atomais. atitikmenys: angl. condensed aromatic compound; fused aromatic compound rus …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • polycyclic aromatic compound — abbr. PAC PAC includes multi ringed aromatic hydrocarbons in which one or more atoms of nitrogen, oxygen or sulfur (a heteroatom) replace one of the carbon atoms in a ring system. The PACs can be grouped according to the heteroatom they contain.… …   Petroleum refining glossary

  • Aromatic sulfonation — is an organic reaction in which a hydrogen atom on an arene is replaced by a sulfonic acid functional group in an electrophilic aromatic substitution.Sulfur trioxide is the electrophile in this reaction generated from concentrated sulfuric acid… …   Wikipedia

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