propellane

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English[edit]

Some propellanes. From left to right: [1.1.1]propellane, [2.2.2]propellane, and 1,3-dehydroadamantane (a methylene-bridged derivative of [3.3.1]propellane).

Noun[edit]

propellane (plural propellanes)

  1. (chemistry) Any tricyclic saturated hydrocarbon having two bridgehead carbon atoms joined by three bridges and a direct link.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

propellane m

  1. definite plural of propell