divinylbenzene

divinylbenzene

[dahy-vahyn-l-ben-zeen, -ben-zeen]
noun Chemistry.
a clear liquid, C 10 H 10 , easily polymerized, used in the manufacture of rubbers, drying oils, ion-exchange resins, and polyesters.
Also called vinylstyrene.


Origin:
di-1 + vinyl + benzene

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