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ring compound

noun, Chemistry
a compound whose structural formula contains a closed chain or ring of atoms; a cyclic compound.
Compare cyclic (def 3).
Origin of ring compound
1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Second, benzene is a stable ring compound requiring longer residence time for combustion than straight-chain organics.

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