indan

noun
in·​dan | \ ˈinˌdan \
variants: or less commonly indane \ -​dān \
plural -s

Definition of indan

: an oily cyclic hydrocarbon C9H10 obtained by reducing indene

called also hydrindene

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History and Etymology for indan

International Scientific Vocabulary indene + -an or -ane

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“Indan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/indan. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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