One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
See geometric isomer
- ‘If there are two different attachments on each side of the double bond then geometrical isomerism results.’
- ‘Due to geometrical isomerism, two forms of polyethyne are produced: cis-polyethyne and trans-polyethyne.’
- ‘Most cases of geometric isomerism are a result of molecule rigidity which prevents rotation about a double bond.’
- ‘An interesting example of geometric isomerism caused by rings is found in sugars such as glucose, fructose, mannose and galactose.’
- ‘It was shown that in these ionized stereoisomers an effect due to geometrical isomerism appears in two different ways.’
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