alkylidene

noun
al·​kyl·​i·​dene | \ alˈkiləˌdēn \
plural -s

Definition of alkylidene

: a bivalent aliphatic radical (such as ethylidene) derived from an alkane by removal of two hydrogen atoms from the same carbon atom

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First Known Use of alkylidene

1900, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alkylidene

International Scientific Vocabulary alkyl + -idene

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The first known use of alkylidene was in 1900

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“Alkylidene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alkylidene. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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