Meaning of cycloparaffin in English:

cycloparaffin

noun

Chemistry
another term for cycloalkane
  • ‘In a preferred embodiment of the process of the present invention, the cycloparaffin is cyclohexane or cyclododecane.’
  • ‘The contents of cycloparaffins were calculated gravimetrically in each separated fraction and also analyzed by mass spectrometry methods.’
  • ‘Hydrocarbons are divided into groups of which those of especial interest to geologists are the paraffin, cycloparaffin and aromatic groups.’
  • ‘Paraffins are the second most common component found in petroleum, after cycloparaffins.’
  • ‘These fuels contain paraffins, cycloparaffins, aromatics, and olefins.’

Pronunciation

cycloparaffin

/sʌɪkləʊˈparəfɪn/