piperylene

noun piper·y·lene \pīˈperəˌlēn, pə̇ˈp-; ˈpipər-\

Definition of piperylene

plural

-s

  1. :  an oily diolefin hydrocarbon CH3CH=CHCH=CH2 isomeric with isoprene formed in the cracking of petroleum and also made synthetically (as by exhaustive methylation of piperidine); 1,3-pentadiene

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Origin and Etymology of piperylene

International Scientific Vocabulary piperidine + -ylene


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