Newman projection


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Newman projection

[′nü·mən prə‚jek·shən]
(organic chemistry)
A representation of the conformation of a molecule in which the viewer's eye is considered to be sighting down a carbon-carbon bond; the front carbon is represented by a point and the back carbon by a circle.
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The VSEPR theory and some very clear illustrations of the Newman projections and Sawhorse views of molecules are some of the tools used to explicate these concepts.
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