cyclopentadiene

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cyclopentadiene

[sahy-kluh-pen-tuh-dahy-een, sik-luh-]
noun
a colorless liquid, C 5 H 6 , derived by the distillation of coal tar: used chiefly in the manufacture of insecticides and resins.

Origin:
cyclo- + penta- + -diene

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cyclopentadiene (ˌsaɪkləʊˌpɛntəˈdaɪiːn)
 
n
a colourless liquid unsaturated cyclic hydrocarbon obtained in the cracking of petroleum hydrocarbons and the distillation of coal tar: used in the manufacture of plastics and insecticides. Formula: C5H6

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Mutagenicity of chlorinated cyclopentadiene due to metabolic activation.
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