cyclobutadiene etymology

English word cyclobutadiene comes from English butadiene, English cyclo-

Detailed word origin of cyclobutadiene

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
butadiene English (eng) (organic compound) An unsaturated hydrocarbon, CH2=CH-CH=CH2; it is obtained from petroleum and is used in the preparation of the synthetic rubber polybutadiene.
cyclo- English (eng) (chemistry) a cyclic compound. (meteorology) cyclone. Circle. Cycle.
cyclobutadiene English (eng) (organic compound) The unsaturated cyclic hydrocarbon, C4H4, that is the smallest annulene.

Words with the same origin as cyclobutadiene

Descendants of butadiene
Descendants of cyclo-
bombogenesis cycloalkene cycloallyl cyclocondensation cyclodehydrogenation cyclogenesis cyclohexaphane cyclohexylallene cyclohexylbenzene cycloid cyclolysis cyclomaltodextrin cyclomaltohexaose cyclomancy cyclometallation cyclonaphthylene cyclopentapeptide cyclopolymerization cyclopyrrolone cyclostratigraphy cyclotorsion cyclotron hexamethylcyclotrisiloxane methylenecyclopropane tetracyclo