1,5-cyclooctadiene


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1,5-cyclooctadiene

[¦wən ¦fīv ¦sī·klō‚äk·tə′dī‚ēn]
(organic chemistry)
C8H12 A cyclic hydrocarbon with two double bonds; prepared from butadiene and used to make cyclooctene and cyclooctane, which are intermediates for the production of plastics, fibers, and so on.