Definitions for "Terpene"
Any one of a series of isomeric hydrocarbons of pleasant aromatic odor, occurring especially in coniferous plants and represented by oil of turpentine, but including also certain hydrocarbons found in some essential oils.
Any of many homocyclic hydrocarbons with the empirical formula C10H16. Turpentine is mainly a mixture of terpenes. See hydrocarbon/surfactant blends.
A class of hydrocarbons characterised by (C5H8)_ and occurring in plant oils and resins.