Definition of norbornane in English:

norbornane

noun

Chemistry
  • A crystalline bicyclic hydrocarbon, C₇H₁₂, which is structurally similar to bornane but lacks any methyl substituents and is the parent compound of a number of terpenes; bicyclo[2.2.1]heptane.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Chemical and Engineering News.