(Science: chemistry) An unsaturated hydrocarbon, C8H8, obtained by the distillation of storax, by the decomposition of cinnamic acid, and by the condensation of acetylene, as a fragrant, aromatic, mobile liquid.
Synonym: phenyl ethylene, vinyl benzene, styrol, styrene, and cinnamene.
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