menthene [men′thēn΄]
a colorless, oily hydrocarbon, C10H18, derived from oil of peppermint or from menthol by dehydration

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  • Menthene — Men thene, n. [Menthol + terpene.] (Chem.) A colorless liquid hydrocarbon resembling oil of turpentine, obtained by dehydrating menthol. It has an agreeable odor and a cooling taste. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • menthene — /men theen/, n. Chem. 1. any of several isomeric, monocyclic terpenes having the formula C10H18. 2. a colorless, liquid terpene, C10H18, found in certain essential oils and prepared from menthol. [1830 40; < NL Menth(a) (see MINT1) + ENE] * * * …   Universalium

  • menthene — noun Any of a number of isomeric cyclic monoterpene hydrocarbons having a single double bond See Also: menthane …   Wiktionary

  • menthène — (man tè n ) s. m. Terme de chimie. Essence liquide qui se trouve dans la menthe avec le stéaroptène ou camphre de menthe …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • menthene — men·thene …   English syllables

  • menthene — /ˈmɛnθin/ (say mentheen) noun an unsaturated terpene, C10H18, obtainable from menthol by dehydration. {German Menthen, from Latin mentha mint1 + en ene} …  

  • menthene — ˈmenˌthēn noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary menth (from New Latin Mentha) + ene 1. : an oily unsaturated hydrocarbon C10H …   Useful english dictionary

  • 1-p-menthene — 1 p mentenas statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₃C₆H₈CH(CH₃)₂ atitikmenys: angl. 1 p menthene rus. 1 n ментен ryšiai: sinonimas – 4 izopropil 1 metil cikloheksenas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Menthol — Not to be confused with methanol. Menthol …   Wikipedia

  • carvomenthene — ˌkärvōˈmenˌthēn noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary carvone + menthene : a colorless oily hydrocarbon C10H18; 1 p menthene …   Useful english dictionary

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