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vinylidene

noun vi·nyl·i·dene \vī-ˈni-lə-ˌdēn\

Definition of VINYLIDENE

:  a divalent radical CH2=C derived from ethylene by removal of two hydrogen atoms from one carbon atom

Origin of VINYLIDENE

International Scientific Vocabulary vinyl + -ide + -ene
First Known Use: 1898

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