Definition of cycloparaffin in English:

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cycloparaffin

Pronunciation: /sʌɪkləʊˈparəfɪn/

noun

Chemistry
Another term for cycloalkane.
Example sentences
  • In a preferred embodiment of the process of the present invention, the cycloparaffin is cyclohexane or cyclododecane.
  • The contents of cycloparaffins were calculated gravimetrically in each separated fraction and also analyzed by mass spectrometry methods.
  • Hydrocarbons are divided into groups of which those of especial interest to geologists are the paraffin, cycloparaffin and aromatic groups.

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