: a sweet-smelling gaseous or low-boiling liquid unsaturated hydrocarbon CH2=CHC≡CH formed by dimerization of acetylene as an intermediate in making chloroprene and neoprene; 1-buten-3-yne

Word History


vinyl + acetylene

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“Vinylacetylene.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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