Sentence Examples


  • These compounds retain their aliphatic nature, and are best classified with open-chain compounds, into which, in general, they are readily converted.
  • In addition to these, a series of open-chain olefine terpenes is known.
  • It is convenient to distinguish between aliphatic and aromatic acids; the first named being derived from open-chain hydrocarbons, the second from ringed hydrocarbon nuclei.