a crystalline hydrocarbon, CHCH:CHCH, used in the manufacture of dyes and as a crystal scintillation detector
Origin of stilbenefrom Classical Greek stilbein, to glitter + -ene
Either of two geometric isomers of ethene substituted with two phenyl groups, C14H12. The trans-isomer is a colorless crystalline solid used in the manufacture of dyes and optical bleaches and as a phosphor.
Origin of stilbeneGreek stilbos shining ( from stilbein to shimmer ) -ene