cyclohexane definition

  • noun:
    • An extremely flammable, colorless, cellular liquid, C6H12, obtained from petroleum and benzene and found in the manufacture of nylon and also as a solvent, a paint, and a varnish remover.
    • An alicyclic hydrocarbon, C6H12, comprising a ring of six carbon atoms; a volatile fluid.
    • A hydrocarbon, C6H12, within Russian and in Californian petroleum, and also ready synthetically. It boils at 81° C.

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