from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A class-name applied in organic chemistry to compounds containing the univalent thiophene radical —C4H3S.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) The hypothetical radical C4H3S., regarded as the essential residue of thiophene and certain of its derivatives.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun organic chemistry, especially in combination A univalent radical derived from thiophene


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  • The remarkable influence of M2δ to thienyl π conjugation in oligothiophenes incorporating MM quadruple bonds, is Greek to me, that the abstract was impenetrable, and the paper itself was thoroughly incomprehensible.

    Planet Atheism 2008


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