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ethene definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a flammable colorless gaseous alkene; obtained from petroleum and natural gas and used in manufacturing many other chemicals; sometimes used as an anesthetic [syn: ethylene, ethene]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1869 ethylene

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Chem. = ETHYLENE. Etymology: ETHER + -ENE

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ethene Eth"ene, n. (Chem.) Ethylene; olefiant gas.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ethylene Eth"yl*ene (-[=e]n), n. [From Ethyl.] (Chem.) A colorless, gaseous hydrocarbon, C2H4, forming an important ingredient of illuminating gas, and also obtained by the action of concentrated sulphuric acid in alcohol. It is an unsaturated compound and combines directly with chlorine and bromine to form oily liquids (Dutch liquid), -- hence called olefiant gas. Called also ethene, elayl, and formerly, bicarbureted hydrogen.




 


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