Kekulé formula

noun Ke·ku·lé formula \ˈkākəˌlā-\

Definition of Kekulé formula

  1. :  a structural formula for an organic compound that depicts each valence bond as a short line; especially :  the hexagonal ring formula for benzene

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Origin and Etymology of kekulé formula

after Friedrich August Kekulé von Stradonitz †1896 German chemist

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