Definition of dicyclopentadiene in English:

dicyclopentadiene

noun

Chemistry
  • A crystalline hydrocarbon with a penetrating odour, used as a starting material in the manufacture of various plastics and resins.

Origin

Early 20th century. From di- + cyclopentadiene.

Pronunciation

dicyclopentadiene

/dʌɪˌsʌɪklə(ʊ)pɛntəˈdʌɪiːn/