Synonyms
Etymology

1. acetylene

noun. ['əˈsɛtəˌliːn'] a colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis.

Synonyms

  • alkyne
  • oxyacetylene
  • aliphatic compound

Etymology

  • acétylène (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Acetylene

  • abilene
  • acrolein
  • allene
  • aniline
  • arlene
  • carlene
  • darleen
  • darlene
  • dryclean
  • ellene
  • ethylene
  • evaleen
  • gasoline
  • kathlene
  • magdalene
  • marlene
  • maybelline
  • mescaline
  • methylene
  • naphthalene

Example sentences of the word acetylene


1. Noun, singular or mass
Screw the acetylene hose and the oxygen hose back to the bottom of the torch.

2. Adjective
The acetylene gauge reading should be around 7 p.s.i and the oxygen gauge reading should be around 25-p.s.i.

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