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styrene

División en sílabas: sty·rene
Pronunciación: /ˈstīrēn
 
/

Definición de styrene en inglés:

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Chemistry
An unsaturated liquid hydrocarbon obtained as a petroleum byproduct. It is easily polymerized and is used to make plastics and resins.
Example sentences
  • Industrially, benzene is used in the manufacture of nylon, phenol, styrene (and by polymerization polystyrene), and cyclohexane.
  • Some researchers believe that prepolymers - such as unsaturated polyester cross-linked with styrene or epoxies - achieve better results.
  • Polyamide resin, thermoplastic polyurethane, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, nylon, and styrene acrylonitrile materials are also available.

Origen

late 19th century: from styrax + -ene.

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