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Definition of "benzenoid" [benzenoid]

  • Having an electronic structure analogous to that of benzene. (adjective)
  • Containing at least one benzene ring. (adjective)
  • A compound of this kind. (noun)

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Use "benzenoid" in a sentence
  • "Allied to the normal Yielding furfural One-third of which celluloses approximately 50 p.ct. is of benzenoid type"
  • "We are still without any evidence as to the possible transition of the hexoses to benzenoid compounds."
  • "But we shall require also to deal with the constituent groups of the complex, which for the purposes of this discussion may be regarded as (a) a cellulose of normal characteristics -- cellulose alpha; (b) a cellulose yielding furfural on boiling with condensing acids -- cellulose beta; and (c) a much condensed, and in part benzenoid, group which we may continue to term the lig_none_ group."