Main meanings of ionene in English

: ionene1ionene2

ionene1

Pronunciation /ˈʌɪəniːn/

noun

Chemistry
  • An oily liquid obtained on elimination of a water molecule from α- or β-ionone.

    Ionene is a bicyclic compound. Systematic name: 4,4,7-trimethyl-2,3-dihydro-1H-naphthalene; C₁₃H₁₈.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From German Ionen from ancient Greek ἴον violet + German -en.

Main meanings of ionene in English

: ionene1ionene2

ionene2

Pronunciation /ˈʌɪəniːn/

noun

Chemistry
  • Any of a class of polymers in which ionized groups are part of the main chain.

Origin

1960s. From ion + -ene.