boat form

noun

Definition of boat form

: one of the stereochemical conformations of a strainless 6-membered ring (such as a cyclohexane ring) in which two atoms directly opposite each other in the ring are above the plane containing the other four atoms — compare chair form

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“Boat form.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boat%20form. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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