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i•so•prene



Pronunciation: (ī'su-prēn"), [key]
n. Chem.
a colorless, volatile, water-insoluble liquid, C5H8, of the terpene class, usually obtained from rubber or from oil of turpentine by pyrolysis: used chiefly in the manufacture of synthetic rubber by polymerization.

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