Meaning of cyclohexane
Pronunciation: (sī"klu-hek'sān, sik"lu-), [key]
— n. Chem.
- a colorless, pungent, flammable liquid, CH, composed of a ring of six methylene groups, derived from crude petroleum by distillation or from benzene by hydrogenation: used chiefly as a solvent and in the manufacture of adipic acid. Also called