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alkyd
alkyd resin
alkyl
alkyl group
alkyl halide
alkyl radical
alkylate
alkylating agent
alkylation
alkylbenzene
alkylbenzenesulfonate
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alkyne definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis [syn: acetylene, ethyne, alkyne]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: alkyl + -yne, alteration of -ine Date: circa 1909 any of a series of open-chain hydrocarbons CnH2n-2 (as acetylene) having one triple bond

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Chem. any of a series of unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbons containing a triple bond and having the general formula CnH2n-2, including acetylene. Etymology: ALKYL + -YNE



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