Epoxide



[e-pok-sahyd, ih-pok-] /ɛˈpɒk saɪd, ɪˈpɒk-/

noun, Chemistry.
1.
an organic chemical that contains a group consisting of an oxygen atom bound to two already connected atoms, usually carbon (epoxy group)
Compare (def 2).
/ɪˈpɒksaɪd/
noun
1.

epoxide
(ě-pŏk’sīd)
A ring-shaped compound consisting of an oxygen atom bonded to two other atoms, usually of carbon, that are already bonded to each other. Epoxides are used to make epoxies.

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