vinylpyridine

noun vi·nyl·pyridine \¦vīnəl+\

Definition of vinylpyridine

  1. :  any of three liquid isomeric bases CH2=CHC5H4N synthesized in various ways and used to introduce basic sites in polymer chains by copolymerizing with other vinyl-containing monomers (as acrylonitrile or styrene)

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Origin and Etymology of vinylpyridine

vinyl + pyridine


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