Propylene vs Styrene - What's the difference?

propylene | styrene |


In organic compound|lang=fr terms the difference between propylene and styrene

is that propylene is propylene while styrene is styrene.

As nouns the difference between propylene and styrene

is that propylene is propylene while styrene is styrene.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

propylene

English

Noun

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  • (organic compound) The common name for the organic chemical compound propene. An alkene which is a colorless gaseous (at room temperature and pressure) hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C3H6.
  • Synonyms

    * IUPAC name: propene

    Derived terms

    * polypropylene * propylene glycol * propylene oxide

    styrene

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia styrene) (en noun)
  • (chemistry) an aromatic hydrocarbon, vinyl-benzene; a colourless, oily liquid, used in the manufacture of polymers such as polystyrene