Part of speech:
A compound of this type.
An arrangement of atoms of the same type that forms a ring. Benzene and naphthalene are closed-chain compounds.
Having an open-chain molecular structure rather than a ring-shaped structure.
Relating to a compound having atoms arranged in a ring or closed-chain structure. Benzene is a cyclic compound.
Find another word for open-chain. In this page you can discover 4 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for open-chain, like: aliphatic, closed chain, acyclic and cyclic.