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triene

[trahy-een] /ˈtraɪ in/
noun, Chemistry
1.
any compound containing three double bonds.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; tri- + -ene
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  • They confirmed that the three-to-one ratio of triene to diene worked better than triene or diene alone as an attractant.
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triene

/ˈtraɪˌiːn/
noun
1.
a chemical compound containing three double bonds
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