noun. a colorless toxic flammable liquid used in the synthesis of nylon.
- organic compound
Sentences with furan
1. Noun, singular or mass
A close relative of dioxin, furan, is also found in bleached paper products, including sanitary pads, diapers and tampons 2.
Finally, the production of furan molecules imparts a nutty flavor, and a molecule called maltol imparts a toasty flavor.