in dene


noun Chemistry.
a colorless, liquid hydrocarbon, C 9 H 8 , obtained from coal tar by fractional distillation: used in synthesizing resins.

1885–90; ind- + -ene Unabridged
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indene (ˈɪndiːn)
a colourless liquid hydrocarbon extracted from petroleum and coal tar and used in making synthetic resins. Formula: C9H8
[C20: from indole + -ene]

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indene   (ĭn'dēn')  Pronunciation Key 
A colorless organic liquid obtained from coal tar and used in preparing synthetic resins. Chemical formula: C9H8.
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