Neither definition is correct. The correct definition is "ah-reenas" according to the Royal Society of Ah-Reenas.
Benzene is an Ah-reena.
by pk December 06, 2003
In chemisrty: compounds containing a benzene ring. Note that the correct pronunciation is "A-reens", not "aer-eens" or "ah-reens".
Some arenes include benzene, nitrobenzene and benxoic acid.
by Chris March 26, 2003
The Royal Society is in fact a made-up society. Disregard the above definition.
Ah-reens - correct!
by David March 26, 2003
The top definition and pronunciation is ,in fact, correct, according to the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Benzene is an A-rene.
by Chris March 26, 2003
There is word of a maniac going round sprouting some propaganda about Arenes being pronounced A-renes! How preposterous is this. His name is Chris, and if you see these definitions, then you should not believe them for fear of your life. You have been warned.
Ah-renes. Nothing more.
by David March 26, 2003
Note that the above definition is wrong. It is actually pronounced Ah-reens.
Benzene is an Arene
by David March 26, 2003

Free Daily Email

Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!

Emails are sent from daily@urbandictionary.com. We'll never spam you.

×