An Aromatic hydrocarbon or Arene is a hydrocarbon with alternating double and single bonds between carbon atoms forming rings.
Arene may also refer to:
- an aromatic hydrocarbon
- Arene (gastropod), a genus of marine snails in the family Areneidae
- Arene (mythology), the wife of Aphareus and mother of Idas and Lynceus in Greek mythology
- Arene, Elis, an ancient town in Elis, Greece, also known as Makistos, Samia or Samiko
The genus Arene (and also the genus Cinysca) are placed within the family Areneidae, although Areneidae was not officially described as a taxon name. Areneidae is provisionally placed within the superfamily Angarioidea, according to Williams et al. (2008)
n. (context organic chemistry English) Any monocyclic or polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon.
Usage examples of "arene".
Merchants like Arene mimicked their betters, but they dared not go too far lest someone think their conceit too high.
Liandrin despised the groom’s black coat as much as she did Arene’s house and Arene himself.
The men of Pylos and Arene, and Thryum where is the ford of the river Alpheus.
There is a river Minyeius that falls into the sea near Arene, and there they that were mounted (and I with them) waited till morning, when the companies of foot soldiers came up with us in force.
They were even headquartered for a while in an old mansion by the banks of the Arene, where they held the owner hostage along with his family.
The roll-call verified the presence of two hundred and twenty Representatives, whose names were as follows:-- Le Duc de Luynes, d'Andigne de la Chasse, Antony Thouret, Arene, Audren de Kerdrel (Ille-et-Vilaine), Audren de Kerdrel (Morbihan), de Balzac, Barchou de Penhoen, Barillon, O.